Police: Boy, 10, steals car to avoid going to school

Police say a 10-year-old Florida boy stole a car to avoid going to school
April 10, 2014 8:27:35 AM PDT
A 10-year-old boy in Florida is facing serious charges after he attacked his parents and stole the family car.

It started when the boy's mother told him he had to go to school. He said, 'No, I don't' and started throwing rocks and even a brick at his mom. Moments later, the boy had stolen the car keys and was racing down the street in the family car.

Police chased the boy down and took him into custody. Now, the young boy faces grand theft and aggravated battery charges.

This story comes to us from ABC affiliate WPLG in Florida.

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