Philly police file charges against child driver
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 10-year-old Philadelphia boy has been charged as a juvenile with criminal mischief and related charges after police say he swiped a van, then crashed it into five parked cars.
Authorities say the boy made it less than a block after stealing a van that was unloading furniture early Sunday afternoon in West Philadelphia.
Investigators say the boy grabbed the keys from the rear door and jumped in the driver's seat. The brief joyride ended when the van crashed into the rear of a fifth parked car.
The boy's name wasn't released.
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