Thu, 24 Apr
° °
  • Firstline - TV3 New Zealand

    Firstline

    Weekdays 6am

  • 3 News - TV3 New Zealand

    3 News

    Nightly 6PM

  • Campbell Live - TV3 New Zealand

    Campbell Live

    Weekdays 7.00pm

  • Three 60 - TV3 New Zealand

    Three 60

    Sundays 9.30am

  • 3rd Degree - TV3 New Zealand

    3rd Degree

    WEDNESDAYS 8.30PM

  • The Paul Henry Show - TV3 New Zealand

    The Paul Henry Show

    Weekdays 10.30pm

  • The Nation - TV3 New Zealand

    The Nation

    Sat 9:30am / Sun 10am

Police arrest 13yo caught speeding at 160kph

Friday 07 Dec 2012 1:03p.m.

13yo's high-speed joyride

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after he was clocked racing in a stolen car at speeds of up to 160kph.

Police gave chase after he was reportedly seen speeding around 4:30am on State Highway 1 between Levin and Otaki.

When pulled over, the boy told police it was his first time driving, but gave no other explanation for his actions.  Police confirmed he was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Sergeant Derek Turvey of the Levin police says he is lucky to be alive.

“How we are not looking at a death or serious injury I do not know,” he told Fairfax.  “It’s just crazy stuff.”

The boy’s parents were unaware he was driving, but have since been notified of his arrest.

He will appear in Levin’s Youth Court today.

3 News

 
comments powered by Disqus