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    An armoured personnel carrier (APC), which was purpotedly stolen, drives along a street in Richmond, Virginia, U.S. June 5, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media

    WATCH US Police on Two-Hour Chase After Hijacked 'Tank-Like' Vehicle

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    It seems like a man, who stole what Twitter users have described as a “tank-like” vehicle has run his GTA star level all the way to the top as media reports have suggested that at least 30 police cars took part in the chase.

    An armored personnel carrier was hijacked from a National Guard base, Ford Pickett, in Blackstone, Virginia, around 8 p.m., and the police had to pursue the vehicle all the way to the city of Richmond, a two-hour drive.

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    The extraordinary incident couldn’t go unnoticed on social media, with people tweeting videos and snaps from the scene:

    Others were extremely excited by the wild chase:

    The pursuit ended up with the arrest of the driver, who, according to CBS News, appeared to be a soldier from Fort Pickett. The military vehicle had a maximum speed of about 65 kilometers per hour (40 miles per hour) and wasn’t equipped with any weaponry.

    "The Virginia State Police began pursuit of the vehicle since receiving the initial report and traveled along with it from Nottoway County to the City of Richmond. No crashes or injuries occurred during the course or as a result of this incident. The adult, male driver of the vehicle is now in state police custody and the incident is under investigation. Charges are pending," said Corrine Geller, Virginia State Police spokesperson.

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