Loading…
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsState
Published: Monday, 6/20/2011 - Updated: 3 years ago

Mich. boy, 7, takes car for 20-mile drive

ASSOCIATED PRESS

CASEVILLE, Mich. — Authorities in Michigan’s Thumb say they stopped a 7-year-old boy who’d taken his step-father’s car on a 20-mile drive to see his biological father.

The Bay City Times says officers got the boy to pull the Pontiac Sunfire over near Caseville, about 110 miles north of Detroit.

Authorities say he told the officers he was going to his father’s house in Filion. It’s about 13 miles north of his mother’s home in Sheridan Township.

Police started looking for the car about 10:15 a.m. Monday after someone called about its youthful driver.

The boy had trouble opening the door when he finally stopped the car.

Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson says the boy’s mother had worked the night shift and was unaware the boy and car were gone.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories









Poll