Video: 10-Year-Old Boy Steals Van, Crashes into Cars

| by Michael Allen

A 10-year-old boy will face auto theft charges in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for allegedly stealing a van and crashing into five cars.

The grand theft, on Sunday, was recorded by a nearby store’s surveillance camera (video below).

A furniture delivery man stepped away from his white van and left the keys inside. The boy jumped inside and drove away, but crashed into several nearby parked cars, reports

He came to a stop around the corner, jumped out of the van, tried to run away, but was cornered by witnesses until police arrived.

The young car thief’s name was not revealed as he is a minor, but a witness told NBC Philadelphia that the boy claimed he was “forced to steal.”