An 11-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with stealing a car which was later damaged in an accident.
Northamptonshire Police received reports of a young boy driving a black Suzuki car in Kingscroft Court, Bellinge, Northampton, on Saturday afternoon.
The vehicle, which was stolen from an address in nearby Camberley Close, was extensively damaged during the incident.
It crashed into a parked car before being further damaged when it finally came to a stop at Weston Favell Centre in Octagon Way in the town after a journey lasting around 10 to 15 minutes.
Northamptonshire Police said the boy will appear in court.