Girl, 14, leads police on car chase in Birmingham
A 14-year-old girl left police "shocked" when they found she was behind the wheel of a car that crashed as they pursued it in Birmingham.
Officers followed a suspected stolen car in Chester Road, Castle Vale, on Sunday evening, police said.
Traffic officers tweeted the car "came to a halt after a minor crash" and when they went to speak to its two occupants they found they were girls aged 14.
"Necessary referrals etc will be put in place... #Shocking", they tweeted.
Both girls were detained at the scene.
A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: "Officers pursuing a suspected stolen car in Chester Road, Castle Vale detained two 14-year-olds after the car came to a stop following a collision on the road."
Both girls had been "referred to the necessary authorities", she added.