Kid speeds away from Miami-Dade police in stolen car, gets caught in Broward

A kid was at the Juvenile Assessment Center on Thursday night in Broward County after leading a bi-county police pursuit in a stolen car, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – A kid was at the Juvenile Assessment Center on Thursday night in Broward County after leading a bi-county police pursuit in a stolen car, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

The owner of the car reported it stolen in Boca Raton, in southern Palm Beach County, police said.

Police officers first spotted the stolen car near the intersection of Northwest 22nd Avenue and Northwest 141st Street in Opa-locka.

The driver refused to stop and while escaping struck a police officer who wasn’t injured, police said.

The chase ended on the Florida Turnpike at Southwest 10th Street. Deputies arrested the minor.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Emily Hales contributed to this report.


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