Fort Wayne man who let 10-year-old drive to appear in court

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21)– A Fort Wayne man will be in front of a judge today after he let his 10-year-old nephew lead police in a car chase, later crashing into the side of a building.

Lachawn Love is in for an initial hearing. He faces 3 counts of child neglect after the incident last week Wednesday. Police say they were trying to pull over a car driving recklessly around the Jefferson Boulevard Area.

The driver, a 10-year-old, lead them on a chase before turning into the parking lot of Hobo’s Bar and Grill and slammed into the building.

READ MORE: Police: 10-year-old at the wheel of car that struck local bar

Love told officers at the scene that he was teaching his nephew how to drive. Love is believed to have been drinking at the time.

Jacob Burbrink

Jacob Burbrink

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