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12-Year-Old Boy Steals Forklift, Leads Police On Hour-Long Chase in Michigan

A 12-year-old boy in Michigan was arrested after he went for a ride in a stolen forklift on Saturday evening. During the investigation, police found that the stolen vehicle, a Genie GTH-636 Telehandler, was left unlocked at the middle school with the key hidden inside.

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A 12-year-old boy in Michigan was arrested after he went for a ride in a stolen forklift on Saturday evening. 

The incident took place when the police were called to Forsyth Middle School at 6:45 pm on a report of a stolen forklift, MLive.com reported. 

Upon arrival, cops spotted the forklift traveling south through the city and initiated a pursuit, reaching speeds between 15 and 20 mph (24 and 32 kph).

Subsequently, the driver, identified as Ann Arbor, a 12-year-old boy, finally stopped the forklift and was taken into custody at about 8 pm. 

During the investigation, police found that the stolen vehicle, a Genie GTH-636 Telehandler, was left unlocked at the middle school with the key hidden inside.

Further investigation is ongoing. 

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