ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — A 12-year-old boy was arrested in Atlantic City after police say he fled a motor vehicle stop in a stolen car. Police say the boy was arrested around 10 a.m. Monday.
That’s when police say an officer was stopped by a citizen about a juvenile driving a vehicle at a high rate of speed on New Jersey Avenue.READ MORE: ABC Men Feeding Philadelphia Community Physically And Spiritually One Box At A Time
The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but police say the boy refused to stop and crashed into a pole on the 600 block of Connecticut Avenue.
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The officer arrested the boy. The car was reported stolen earlier Monday morning.
Police say the boy’s mother arrived at the scene, and the boy was transported to a hospital as a precaution.MORE NEWS: 'Really Good Step In The Right Direction' For Philadelphia Restaurants As Some COVID Restrictions Relaxed
The boy was released into his mother’s custody.