Police Officer Chasing Stolen Car Finds 10-Year-Old Driving It, Teenager as Passenger

Police Officer Chasing Stolen Car Finds 10-Year-Old Driving It, Teenager as Passenger

  • Authorities in Portlands, Oregon, US are investigating after finding a 10-year-driving a stolen vehicle
  • A police officer who was on a patrol saw the car and discovered it was registered as stolen
  • When she followed it, she found out that the driver was a 10-year-old and the passenger was a 13-year-old

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Police officers in Portlands, America said on Friday, January 6, a North Precinct officer was in her patrol car when she saw two vehicles speeding from a fast-food restaurant parking lot.

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Portland Police said they found a 10-year-old driving a stolen car. Photo: Portland Police Bureau.
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Two kids with stolen vehicle

According to Fox2.com, the officers realised that one of the vehicles was stolen and soon followed it.

Authorities said the driver of the stolen vehicle was steering erratically.

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When the officer pulled over the vehicle, the driver and the passenger put up their hands immediately.

That's when the officer discovered the driver was a 10-year-old and the passenger was a 13-year-old.

The juveniles were released to their guardians.

The stolen vehicle was returned to its rightful owner although the back passenger window was broken and the ignition was damaged.

Police arrest 9-year-old boy driving along Mombasa road

Previously, Police officers in Machakos county intercepted a vehicle that was being driven by a nine-year-old boy along Mombasa Road.

The Wednesday, August 24 incident happened after traffic police officers saw the young boy clothed in school uniform driving the vehicle as his father was in the front passenger seat and his daughter in the back seat.

According to a report by the Daily Nation, when traffic officers stopped the vehicle, the young boy fled from the law enforcers and accelerated towards Athi township.

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Police officers pursued the car and managed to stop it as it was about to enter a school.

"Our police officers managed to get the boy before he entered the school. He was driving at a high speed, dangerously and had not fastened his seat belt," Athi River Base Commander Agnes Makau.

The boy's father said his son had driven for about two years after he trained him how to do so.

"I know it's dangerous but it happened," he said.

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