High-Speed Boat Chase Lasts 20 Hours, More Than 300 Miles

The nearly day-long pursuit began when three men allegedly stole a boat off a dock in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.
1:25 | 12/28/15

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We'll turn now to that wild boat chase caught on camera. Lasted 20 hours. Alleged thieves taking on the coast guard on a nearly day long pursuit before they were caught. Reporter: This morning, three suspects in custody after leading authorities on a 20-hour boat chase across the gulf of Mexico. They weren't going to quit. Reporter: The wild hunt beginning Thursday morning when these men allegedly stole a speedboat in Florida, they said the thieves beating several antitheft devices. The pursuit spanning over 300 miles, trying to ram a sheriff's boat at one point in the chase. Authorities saying the scene was something out of a James bond movie. Luckily enough, we were able to get out of the way right at the last minute. Reporter: The coast guard deploying three aircrafts to chase the men through the open waters. The authorities finally aprehending them on Christmas morning. We'll go the extra mile, in this case, we had to go an extra 340 miles. Reporter: Deputies investigating an organized boat theft ring nearby at the time of the incident. For "Good morning America," Reena ninan, ABC news, New York. All right, Reena, thanks so much.

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