Police: 2 boys arrested for taking joyride in family member's car in Trumbull

Police said they were called to White Plains Road Thursday morning on a complaint of a speeding car. They said they spotted the car driving erratically when they arrived.

Jun 23, 2023, 9:51 AM

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Police in Trumbull have arrested a 10-year-old and an 11-year-old for allegedly taking a car on a joyride in town.
Police said they were called to White Plains Road Thursday morning on a complaint of a speeding car. They said they spotted the car driving erratically when they arrived.
Police said the car attempted to flee by driving into a parking lot, but officers were able to stop the car.
Police said the driver was an 11-year-old boy from town. They said his 10-year-old friend was in the passenger seat. The two boys took the car from a family member's home, according to police.
Both boys are charged with taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s permission. The driver is also charged with reckless operation, engaging in pursuit and operating without a license.
Police said the boys were released from custody. They're expected to appear in juvenile court July 5.


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