POLICE CHASE: Speeds Reach More Than 130 MPH

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An Iowa school was placed on lockdown Monday morning following a police chase.

The chase started around 7:15 a.m. when a Motor Vehicle Enforcement officer noticed a car driving 103 mph near then town of Slifer in Webster County. The driver took off, reaching speeds of 137 miles an hour.

Officers called off the chase when the driver entered Jefferson around 7:35 a.m. Officers lost track of the car and put Jefferson Scranton Elementary on lockdown for about an hour.

Two minors have been taken into custody in connection with the chase.

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