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Watch woman, 29, lead police on high-speed car chase before attempting to flee carrying a baby

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This shocking video shows how a woman led police on a high-speed car chase which ended in a crash, then attempted to hijack another vehicle while carrying a baby.

Caitlyn Rodriguez, 29, was charged with evading arrest, endangering a child and possession of a controlled substance after the chase in Texas.

In the footage, released on Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety, she can be seen driving her grey Mercedes at speeds of up to 100mph.

The woman fled on foot carrying a baby in a car seat (Picture: Texas Department of Public Safety)

It was reported that the chase began after she fled from an officer at a routine traffic stop.

She then proceeded to speed past traffic, went over a central reservation and even into the path of oncoming vehicles.

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A police deflating device managed to take out one of her tires.

After running a red light, she later ploughed her vehicle into the back of another car.

Rodriguez then exited her car and ran around to the passenger rear door and took out the baby in its car seat.

Caitlyn Rodriguez crashed into the back of another car (Picture: Texas Department of Public Safety)

After running across the road with the baby, she tried to hijack an SUV. The woman driving the SUV had her own child in the vehicle.

But officers pulled up just as she was trying to hijack the car and pulled her out and forced her to the ground.

The incident was captured on camera in Bexar County in June.

The baby has been taken into care, it was reported.

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