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Old 06-28-2012, 07:35 AM
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Default [EVDL] EVLN: 9 yr old Swedish gunman steals EV for a 30km/h-speed chase

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http://www.thelocal.se/41704/20120628/
Nine-year-old boy with gun steals electric car
28 Jun 2012

A gun toting nine-year-old took aim at shocked bystanders before stealing an
electric car and embarking on a 30 km/h joyride that ended with him crashing
at a roundabout in western Sweden.

"It's loaded," the boy screamed as he pointed the weapon toward gobsmacked
adults who watched as the 9-year-old tried to break into a car parked near a
block of flats in the Gothenburg suburb of Kortedala.

The boy then abandoned his first theft attempt before moving on to another
nearby car into which he gained entry before speeding off, nearly running
over a gardener who was working in the vicinity, the Aftonbladet newspaper
reported.

However, the vehicle with which the 9-year-old hoped to flee the scene was a
special electric car with a top speed of around 30 kilometres per hour, thus
impeding a fast getaway.

Concerned motorists subsequently took up a somewhat less-than-high-speed
chase after the boy.

"From what I understand, they had a good overview of things and honked their
horn so that other cars stopped when he came," Jan Jentzell of Poseidon, the
property management firm which owned the car, told the newspaper.

According to Jentzell, the boy continued driving in the stolen car for about
ten minutes before crashing at a roundabout.

He then hopped out of the car and attempted to escape on foot before being
grabbed by an adult who had given chase ahead of the arrival of police.

"It's unbelievable," Jentzell told Aftonbladet.

"I've never seen anything like it. It's also so tragic...he's so young."

As the boy is too young to face formal criminal charges, the matter, which
took place last Tuesday, has been turned over to social services, which will
ultimately decide what measures need to be taken.

The gun used by the boy to threaten onlookers when he stole the car is
believed to have been a airsoft gun.
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