An eight-year-old boy accused of threatening his babysitter with a knife then stealing her car Friday morning in Christian County, Ky. was reportedly captured not far from the scene.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9 a.m. to McBride Lane, north of Crofton.
The babysitter told deputies that the boy, armed with a knife, stole her car but only made it a few yards before the vehicle became stuck, investigators said.
Deputies reported the eight-year-old was transported to Cumberland Hall Hospital, a mental facility, for evaluation following the incident.
It is not clear if the child will be charged.