Two Teens Arrested After Bizarre High Speed Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - Two teens are arrested in Lea County following a bizarre high speed chase.

It happened over the weekend.

Sheriff's officials were called out to State Road 18 after a caller reported a sign sticking out of the trunk of a vehicle that said "help."

Deputies tracked down the vehicle and a high speed chase ensued into the Hobbs area.

After a tire blowout, the vehicle stopped and two female teens were taken into custody.

A total of four teens were in the car.

Sheriff's officials say a girl got into an argument with a boy and forced him into the trunk at knife point.