JANESVILLE, Minn. — Police and sheriff’s deputies pursued a driver going more than 100 mph in Waseca County and later discovered a 1-year-old child in the back seat.

KTTC -TV reports Janesville police spotted the car speeding down county Road 2 about 11 p.m. Friday. The officer and a sheriff’s deputy chased the driver into Blue Earth County. The car was forced into a ditch and the 21-year-old driver was arrested. That’s when officer found the toddler buckled in a car seat in the back unharmed.

Information from: KTTC-TV, http://www.kttc.com

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