PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police tracked down a car a short time after it was stolen Thursday afternoon and tell 12 News the person behind the wheel was 13 years old.
According to police, the vehicle was taken in the area of River Avenue and the initial report was that a child was inside.
Officers swarmed the area and quickly located the car a few blocks away on Atlas Street. No one else was inside at the time.
Police said the car has since been returned to its owner and the suspect is being turned over to the youth services bureau.
The incident remains under investigation.