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Police: 12-year-old boy takes SUV on joyride from New York City to Delaware

12-year-old takes SUV on joyride from Queens to Delaware: police
12-year-old takes SUV on joyride from Queens to Delaware: police
Posted at 11:17 AM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 13:17:20-05

A 12-year-old boy and his 7-year-old relative are safe after taking a family SUV on a joyride from New York City to the Delaware border, according to police.

Authorities say the children took off in a Range Rover from a Queens home in South Ozone Park just before 9 a.m. Monday.

With the 12-year-old at the wheel, police say the children crossed the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and drove through New Jersey.

They were stopped by authorities at a rest stop on the New Jersey-Delaware border, according to police.

Investigators say neither of the children or any other drivers were hurt during the incident.

This story was originally published by staff at WPIX.