Stoke & Staffordshire

Boy, 15, found driving father and sister in Stoke-on-Trent

Sunnyside Avenue, Stoke-on-Trent Image copyright Google
Image caption The car was stopped on Sunnyside Avenue in Stoke-on-Trent

A 15-year-old boy was found driving his four-year-old sister to school whilst his father was also in the car, police said.

The Ford Focus was stopped by police in Sunnyside Avenue, Stoke-on-Trent on Friday morning as part of a campaign targeting drivers not using seatbelts.

All three occupants were found to not be wearing seatbelts and the car was also found to be using false plates.

CI John Owen from Staffordshire Police posted on Twitter: "I despair".

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Police said inquiries are ongoing.

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