12-Year Old Rockford Boy Crashes Parents Car

Published 08/10 2014 10:45PM

Updated 08/11 2014 08:31AM

ROCKFORD – A 12-year old Rockford boy took his mothers car on a joy ride Sunday and causes hundreds of dollars of damage to property. 

Several emergency personnel responded to the 3300 block of East State Street around 3:00. Police say a 12-year old boy took his mom's car from the Temple Baptist church parking lot and lost control of the vehicle. He crashed into a stop sign and several parked vehicles at the Valley View apartment complex.

The boy suffered minor injuries. He was given a citation and released to his mother.

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