An 11-year-old allegedly took a school bus from Progress Head Start where he got in the bus and figured out how to start it on his own. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports
The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to reports of a stolen school bus being driven by a juvenile.
The juvenile was handcuffed after being taken off the bus. Baton Rouge Police Department said the bus was stopped on axis 1700 Greenwell Springs Road.
Charging the 11-year-old juvenile with theft of a motor vehicle, aggravated flight, three counts of aggravated damage to property, and aggravated assault
One witness said the bus and the line of pursuing police cars passed him along Government Street in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning
A Baton Rouge Police Department spokesperson said the chase began around 10:45 a.m. and has crossed multiple parts of the city Scenic Highway, Airline Highway and Greenwell Springs Road.
Officials state they are unsure of the circumstances and where the child got the bus.