Police: 13-Year-Old Driver Goes Out For Gas

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WCCO) — Police say a 13-year-old boy took his mother’s vehicle, without her knowledge, and drove to get gas on Monday.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says a trooper spotted the vehicle just after midnight on Highway 95, near Berg Road in Jackson County, and attempted to pull the car over for speed and equipment violations.

After following the vehicle for about two miles, it finally stopped.

The only occupant in the car was a 13-year-old boy, who said he took the vehicle without his mother’s knowledge.

The driver was returned to his mother and reports were filed for possible charges.


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