Juvenile released to uncle's care after high-speed chase in Montgomery Co.

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12-year-old girl who led police on chase released to her uncle and his fiancee.

A 12-year-old girl at the center of a police chase earlier this month in Montgomery County has been released to her uncle and his fiancee.

"She will periodically come back to court," Montgomery County Attorney JD Lambright said.

The girl faces numerous charges after investigators say she led police on a chase , reaching speeds of up to 118 miles per hour, sideswiping vehicles and putting lives at risk. Her 7-year-old sister was also inside the stolen car.

In dash cam video, the 12-year-old was seen weaving in and out of traffic, squeezing narrowly between two cars.

RAW VIDEO: Dash cam footage from chase
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Raw dashcam video from the chase through Montgomery County

Officers only learned of what was going on after the 12-year-old girl's grandmother called police, noticing both she and the 5-year-old were gone, along with her car.

Thinking the girls were kidnapped, she called 911. They were able to track the car using OnStar, and after that, the chase ensued.

The girl faces charges of evading arrest, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and deadly conduct. Lambright says there could be more charges after information from DPS.

VIDEO: 12-year-old leads police on high-speed chase
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Newly released dash camera footage shows a high-speed chase as officers pursed a 12-year-old-girl for more than 40 miles.

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