14 Year Old Steals New Car #nltraffic

On Sunday morning around 6:00 am, RNC saw a vehicle being operated on Empire Ave, St John’s, by a male youth, known to police as a suspect in relation to stolen vehicles.

Officers followed the vehicle a short distance when the operator stopped the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended by the officer and arrested the 14 year old male youth.

At the time of the arrest, the vehicle he was operating was determined to be a new vehicle, stolen from Hickman Motors on Kenmount Rd, St John’s. Additionally, the individual was found to be in possession of a set of keys suspected to belong to a second stolen vehicle that has not yet been located.

The investigation into the second stolen vehicle is continuing.

The youth was held in custody, charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle and Breach of Court Orders.