State troopers apprehended a juvenile who had a handgun and brass knuckles, after a high-speed overnight chase in Lincoln, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said Tuesday.

Thomas said around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, a trooper saw two motorcycles without license plates stopped on O street in Lincoln. The trooper tried to pull them over near 56th and O, but both motorcycles fled at high speed.

With little-to-no traffic on O street at the time, the trooper gave chase, Thomas said. The motorcycles sped east past the city limits, where one turned north and the other continued on U.S. Highway 34. Thomas said speeds reached 100 mph.

As the motorcycle approached 120th St., the rider voluntarily stopped. The 17-year-old male was taken into custody without trouble. The trooper found brass knuckles in his pocket and a concealed handgun in his backpack, Thomas said.

The juvenile was taken to the Lancaster County Youth Services Center, charged with willful reckless driving, carrying a concealed weapon and flight to avoid arrest.

No information was provided about the other motorcycle driver.

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