Parents Could Face Charges in Kids' Joy Ride
West Bend, WI - Two Wisconsin mothers and a boyfriend are facing possible charges of child neglect after their young children took two joyrides in the past month.
Our Milwaukee sister station WTMJ is reporting the 9-year-old and 4-year-old are accused of taking the joyrides in stolen cars. The kids told police they were on the way to their grandma's house during the first incident.
The most recent ride happened on Sunday when the two kids went six miles in a car that had been parked at their home.
According to WTMJ, West Bend Police are recommending charges of child neglect after the second incident.
Wednesday the District Attorney said he wasn't sure if or when charges could be filed against the adults.