PARSONS, Tenn. - A 12-year-old boy led a Decatur County deputy on a chase Thursday morning during a “joyride” in his father’s truck before later crashing into a building.
The call came in around 5:45 a.m. when the owner of the vehicle reported it as his son and truck.
Sheriff Keith Byrd said the boy went on a "joyride" in his father's truck.
A deputy later spotted the truck and tried to stop it but the boy allegedly fled. From there, he crashed into a business near Highway 412 and Highway 641.
The was significant damage to the building.
The boy suffered some bruises. It’s unclear at this time what charges he’ll be facing.