Family crime spree

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POSTED: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 8:09am

Couple burns down home, steals taxi and lead police on high-speed chase, all with 4-year-old girl in tow. Blayne Alexander reports.

(WXIA) A bizarre crime spree began with a report of a house fire in Carrollton, Georgia Monday.

When crews arrived, they found three people standing outside -- a man, a woman and a 4-year-old girl. A taxi then picked up the family and took them to a nearby McDonald's. Once there, the couple allegedly robbed the taxi driver at gunpoint and took off in his cab.

A police chase lasted more than 20 miles and crossed into Alabama, where the van crashed.

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