16-year-old boy caught driving a car in York

The car police seized. Photograph: NYP York South on Twitter
13 Mar 2020 @ 4.31 pm
| Crime

A 16-year-old boy has been reported for summons after police caught him driving a car in York.

He was initially spotted by a police community support officer at 1.41pm on Thursday (12 March 2020) in the Cornlands Road area.

The car made off towards Gale Lane.

Following a search, the car – which was an MOT failure and was supposed to have been scrapped on 7 March – was found at Acomb Wood at 2.54pm.

The car was seized and the driver, who is from York, has been summonsed to court for motoring offences including driving without a licence.