GTA fan, 11, in cop chase

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A SCHOOL­BOY aged 11 led po­lice on a high-speed chase af­ter be­ing in­spired by

The lad nicked his par­ent’s mo­tor af­ter play­ing the video game, as he wanted to know what it was like to drive a car.

He took the ve­hi­cle with­out his mum or dad’s per­mis­sion and at one point drove at more than 75mph as cops chased the young driver down the mo­tor­way, in On­tario, Canada.

A po­lice spokesman said: “Here we have an in­flu­ence of a video game mak­ing kids try things with­out their par­ents’ knowl­edge or con­sent.

“An ab­so­lute tragedy wait­ing to hap­pen.”

Of­fi­cers were called af­ter some­one spot­ted the car driv­ing er­rat­i­cally and were stunned when they pulled it over to find the driver was a child.

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