A boy drives a forklift truck – level 1
In the US, a 12-year-old finds keys from a forklift truck. This is a truck for transporting heavy things.
The truck is in a middle school in Michigan. The boy steals the truck. He drives away. Police chase the boy. They try to stop him. It is a dangerous situation. The boy is driving without headlights. He is driving at a speed of up to 30 kph. He hits ten parked cars.
After one hour, the police stop the boy. Luckily, nobody is hurt. The police do not say who the boy is. They take him to a special place for young people who do something wrong.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What consequences could the 12-year-old face for stealing the truck and endangering public safety?
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