CMPD: Man arrested after high-speed chase with child in vehicle

CMPD: Man arrested after high-speed chase with child in vehicle

Credit: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

Antreze Praylor.

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by ELIZABETH THOMAS / WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on February 13, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 3 at 10:35 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte man is behind bars after fleeing from an officer with a small child in the car, police say.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested 25-year-old Antreze Praylor and charged him with attempting to elude law enforcement with a motor vehicle, aggressive driving and driving while license revoked.

Praylor was stopped for a traffic offense in the 5700 block of East Independence. Authorities say he initially pulled over, but then fled after a brief altercation with the officer. Speeds topped out in the 90-miles-per-hour range during the chase, officials say.

The officer says there was a small child in a carseat at the time of the pursuit.

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