13-year-old boy leads Kennett police on high-speed chase

13-year-old boy leads Kennett police on high-speed chase

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - The Kennett Police Department was led on a high-speed chase Monday that ended with a teen behind bars.

Kennett officers tried to stop a Dodge truck around 3:50 p.m. for a traffic violation.

The truck led officers from the Kennett Police Department and the Dunklin County Sheriff's Department on a chase that went through several Dunklin County roads.

The pursuit ended when the truck tried to take a curve at a high speed and flipped.

The driver was a 13-year-old boy.

Police took the boy into custody and transported him to the Bloomfield Detention Center.

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