Seven-year olds are supposed to be playing with their toy cars, not capable of doing something like this. In a piece of news so bizarre it should give everyone their morning jolt, a seven-year old boy was caught by police after he apparently stole his mom’s car and, even more amazing, managed to drive it 20 miles at speeds reaching 70 mph.
The whole scene played out in Huron County, Michigan where authorities were notified about a driver navigating around town in a Pontiac Sunfire. Normally, this wouldn’t be cause for alarm, but considering that the driver was a seven-year old kid in his pajamas, it raised more than its fair share of shock from motorists within the area.
Fortunately, the police were able to corral the boy in his attempt to see his stepdad in Filion, Michigan and did so without having to resort to anything more than just boxing him in before the kid finally pulled over on the side of a rural road.
This should be a pretty interesting case for prosecutors who are now in the process of discerning whether charges are going to be filed on the boy or his parents.
One thing we do know is that the boy’s parents should be a little more careful in what they teach their kids at a young age. Playing with toy cars is fine, but playing with the real thing is not.