11-year-old boy causes havoc taking digger for a spin

An 11-year-old boy in Taicang, Jiangsu Province took a digger for a spin, causing damage to trees, an iron gate and the walls of a community in the process.

An 11-year-old boy in Taicang, Jiangsu Province took a digger for a spin, causing damage to trees, an iron gate and the walls of a community in the process, Knews reported.

The driver of the digger, a man surnamed Zhang, stopped it at the entrance of the community and left without taking out the keys.

But after a while he heard that someone had driven his digger and caused havoc.

After checking security video, police found all the damage was caused by a young student.

The boy, 11, is a neighbor of Zhang, the digger owner. He admitted he had taught the boy how to operate the machine in the past.

Zhang eventually offered to pay compensation of more than 800 yuan (US$123) for the damage.

Video from Knews

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