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11-year-old boy goes for joyride after a night of playing 'Grand Theft Auto'

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An 11-year-old was caught driving on a busy Canadian highway this weekend after a night of playing Grand Theft Auto.

The Ontario Provincial Police said they received reports after 11 p-m on Saturday of an erratic-moving vehicle just north of Toronto. The driver was driving at half speed limit but as police tried to pull him over, he attempted to get away sometimes reaching speed close to 75 miles per hour.

The police eventually were able to box the car in and bring it to a rolling stop. Police were shocked to find an 11-year-old boy behind the wheel. Officers said the boy told them he just finished playing Grand Theft Auto at home and wanted to find out what it was like driving a car.

Authorities said the child's parents were sleeping at the time of the stunt and the child was returned home by police. 

The car was towed back to his parent's house. 

No charges have been filed.

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