Police investigation after 14-year-old boy 'drove car to school' in South Shields

Police inquiries are ongoing into an incident which saw a 14-year-old driving a car in South Shields.
Pic by Northumbria Police.

Police inquiries are ongoing into an incident which saw a 14-year-old driving a car in South Shields. Pic by Northumbria Police.

Officers are investigating an incident where a teenage boy is reported to have driven a car to school in South Shields.

Police received a report of a 14-year-old boy driving a blue Renault Clio on Temple Park Road, South Shields, at 10.10am today (Friday, March 10).

Officers attended the scene and the teenager has been spoken to by police.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "At around 10.10am this morning police received a report that a 14-year-old was driving a blue Renault Clio on Temple Park Road in South Shields.

"Officers attended and found the vehicle parked in a lay-by nearby.

"The male teenager has been spoken to by officers and inquiries into the incident are ongoing."