Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Cars Aren't For Kids, But Sometimes They Steal Them Anyway
By Kase Wickman
on Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:00 AM
The AP reports
that a 12-year-old boy in Hannibal, Missouri stole his parents' car Sunday and took a lil spin around town (he isn't being identified by name in the press since he's, you know, 12
Police stopped him when they noticed the car driving around with the front all smashed up, and, hopefully, when they noticed that a prepubescent boy was behind the wheel. The boy admitted to having run into a tractor-trailer earlier, but decided to keep driving.
He's been taken into custody on charges of tampering with a vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, violating curfew and "several traffic infractions." Oh, and for being the 12-year-old who stole his parents' car. That too.
Kids do the darnedest things!