Boy Crashes Stolen Car Into Fence in Pompano Beach: BSO - NBC 6 South Florida

Boy Crashes Stolen Car Into Fence in Pompano Beach: BSO

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    NBC 6's Julia Bagg has more as officials continue to investigate why the 11-year-old decided to steal a neighbor's car Tuesday.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017)

    The Broward County Sheriff's Office said an 11-year-old boy is facing juvenile charges after he allegedly stole a car and crashed it into a fence at a home in Pompano Beach.

    The car theft victim, Sarah Jones, said she is disabled and is now unsure whether she will make her healthcare appointments. Her car is a necessity, she said.

    "I need it. I definitely do. Yes, I do. I'm on disability and I have to go to therapy in different places. Yes, I desperately need my car," Jones said.

    Police said the fifth-grade boy crashed Jones' car into a concrete pillar and iron gate.

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    Jones believes she dropped her keys while carrying groceries, but also suggested crime committed by children in the neighborhood is a growing problem.

    "They're a terror. They are holding us all hostage here on this street, next street," Jones said.

    The "careless" boy crashed into the fence in the 2600 block of Northwest 13th Street, a BSO report said.

    Footage from the scene showed the front of the car smashed in with a section of fence knocked down.

    The boy faces two charges: grand theft and leaving a crash scene without giving information.

    "I still need a car. I don't have money for a car," Jones added. "He has a smaller brother and I wish there would be some kind of intervention that will help save them because they're headed for a bullet – they're headed for death if they don't stop what they're doing."

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