HOUSTON (AP) â A 15-year-old boy who videoed himself being chased by police as he drove an ATV along Houston-area freeways has been apprehended and placed in the custody of juvenile authorities.
Officers tried to pull the boy over Thursday because it’s illegal to ride an ATV on public roads. He fled and was pursued by several police cars during an hour-long chase.READ MORE: Dallas Police Release Video Of 'Person Of Interest' In Hall Street Murder Of Justin Thompson
Police confirmed that a video recording the teen shot during the chase was posted to Snapchat.
The boy eventually pulled over, surrendered and was taken into custody.READ MORE: Oklahoma Abortion Numbers Up As Texas Heartbeat Law Takes Affect
In all, Humble police were joined by law enforcement agencies from both Harris andÂ Montgomery County and highway patrol during the chase.
Humble police Sgt. Jack Burt told a Houston television station that the teen “made a bad decision” not to stop for police.MORE NEWS: Red Cross Hoping To Increase Blood Supply With Opening Of New North Texas Donation Centers
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