13 Dec 2010

Boy caught drink driving

3:20 pm on 13 December 2010

A boy has been caught drink-driving in Hamilton in a vehicle he took without permission.

Police say an officer saw the 14-year-old lose control of the car in the city on Sunday morning.

He was pulled over outside the police station and returned a breath-test result of 540mg of alcohol per litre of breath.

The legal limit for a licensed adult driver is 400mg.

Police say the boy has been referred to Youth Aid.