JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Johnson City juvenile was arrested Monday after police report she had taken her parents’ vehicle.
According to a release from the Johnson City Police Department, officers responded to the West Market Street Walmart after getting reports of a found runaway child.
The 17-year-old was charged with theft of property over $1,000.
According to the release, officers were called to the scene by the juvenile’s parents and found that she was in possession of a vehicle reported as stolen by them.
JCPD reports she was arrested and taken to the Johnson City Juvenile Detention Center. She is scheduled to be arraigned on May 18.