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Police: Intoxicated man forced 8-year-old girl to drive him around

DARLINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – An intoxicated New Castle man had an 8-year-old girl drive him around after spotting her on the side of the road and forcing her into his car, police in Pennsylvania said.

Police said Kevin Michael Cook, 24, forced the child into the vehicle and had her start driving to East Palestine, Ohio, before they were stopped by two bystanders. 

Police said they received a call regarding a reckless driver on Little Beaver Road around 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3.

The caller told dispatchers there was a small child operating the car, according to the complaint. 

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