10-year-old steals car from Sidney, leads police on short chase

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SIDNEY, Ohio (WDTN) — Sidney Police reported Monday morning that an officer observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way, ignoring traffic lights and signs.

Officers would later find out it was operated by a 10-year-old.

An attempt at a traffic stop was made but the juvenile sped off, eventually striking two houses on Turner Drive. Then, the child crashed into several cars on Lynn Street before coming to a stop.

Police said that the vehicle appears to have been stolen from a residence in Sidney. Though no one was injured, charges are allegedly pending because of the pursuit.

WDTN.com will update this story when more information is made available.

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