Ft. Gordon: 12-year-old girl stole father's vehicle, crashed through Gate 5

Ft. Gordon: 12-year-old girl stole father's vehicle, crashed through Gate 5

FORT GORDON, GA (WFXG) - A young girl is being detained after investigators say she stole a vehicle on Ft. Gordon.

Sometime before 4 p.m. Friday, Military Police and Richmond County deputies stopped a vehicle on Tobacco Rd. just outside Gate 5. According to Ft. Gordon's press office, a 12-year-old girl stole her father's vehicle on Ft. Gordon. She drove the vehicle through Gate 5 onto Tobacco Rd., crashing into part of the gate on the way out and popping a tire. MPs were not able to stop her at the gate.

MPs and deputies were able to stop the vehicle outside Gate 5 on Tobacco Rd. The girl was detained and taken to the Law Enforcement Center on Ft. Gordon. The investigation is still ongoing.

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