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7-year-old steals car to escape church

July 30, 2009 8:14:13 AM PDT
A young car thief in Plain City, Utah, said he was just trying to get out of Sunday school.Police video caught the pursuit on tape with the 7-year-old behind the wheel.

The boy ran a stop sign and nearly hit another vehicle before pulling into his family's driveway and running home.

When confronted by his father, the boy said he stole the car because he didn't want to go to church.

The boy is too young to prosecute, and deputies did not issue any citations.

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