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Former child star Jake Lloyd has been arrested after a high-speed car chase.

The actor, who played a young Anakin Skywalker in 1999’s Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, allegedly led police on a high-speed chase in Charleston, South Carolina, before crashing into trees.

Deputies said Jake began ‘passing cars on the double yellow line and began driving recklessly at high speeds’.

Colleton County Sheriff’s Sgt Kyle Strickland said the 26-year-old was charged with reckless driving, failure to stop, resisting arrest and driving without a licence, after hitting speeds over 100 miles an hour, before being stopped when he crashed into trees.

Lloyd is reportedly being held in a South Carolina Jail.