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Nine-year-old leads police chase through Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa - A police pursuit in Des Moines lead to a most unusual conclusion on Tuesday.

When officers first arrived at the scene for what they believed to be a simple reckless driver, they were surprised to find out it was actually a nine-year-old girl behind the wheel.

Police didn't give a reason as to why the girl was driving, but said she wasn't driving fast and seemed panicked when she realized she was being followed by squad cars.

Officers also reported that the girl had a seven-year-old passenger.

No one was injured during the chase.

No word yet on any possible charges.


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