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Man leads police on 132 mph chase in stolen vehicle

30-year-old Hollis Tate (Source: EBRSO) 30-year-old Hollis Tate (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police Department have arrested a man they say led them on a high-speed chase that reached an excess of 132 mph. 

According to police, they received a report about a 2015 Ford Mustang being stolen from Hollingsworth Richards Ford on February 8. The owner told police that the suspect was recorded on video stealing the vehicle from the car lot. 

After receiving numerous tips to Crime Stoppers, police say they were able to identify the suspect as 30-year-old Hollis Tate. 

Saturday, police located the vehicle parked in front of Tate's aunt's house and set up surveillance outside. 

According to police, once Tate left the home, officers attempted to perform a traffic stop. When they tried to pull Tate over, he sped off. 

According to the police report, the high-speed chase reached an excess of 132 miles per hour on Florida Boulevard. 

The chase late ended in Denham Springs where Tate attempted to flee on foot. 

A witness told police Tate attempted to hid the keys to the vehicle in a flower pot before being arrested. 

Police added that Tate's 7-year-old niece was inside of the vehicle during the chase. 

Tate was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison where he was booked with theft of motor vehicle, flight from an officer, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, criminal damage to property, careless operation, failure to yield to a stop sign and disobeying a red light. 

His bond has been set at $70,000. 

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