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10-Year-Old Busted For Dropping Rocks Off Overpass

Last updated on Thursday, October 10, 2013

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A 10-year-old boy is in big trouble after getting busted for dropping rocks from an overpass.

One of the rocks smashed into the windshield of a driver, who tracked them down after seeing them run away. The whole thing was caught on surveillance cameras.

The windshield on Shannon Hodges' pick-up truck is fixed now after it was shattered by one of the rocks. As she drove under the Madison Avenue railroad overpass Monday morning, she noticed four kids up above.

The rock sent small, shattered pieces of windshield glass into Hodges' face.

The boys ran away, unaware the audio to a nearby motion alarm also starts security cameras rolling. The boys were caught on camera at the overpass, throwing rocks right as Hodges is driving by.

Since Hodges could actually see the boys on the overpass picking up rocks and throwing them, she braced for the impact. She strongly believes that's the only thing that kept her from serious injury.

She led police officers to the four boys. All four were at the railroad tracks saying "Na-na-na-na boo-boo."

Police arrested a 10-year-old boy who was not only caught on camera, but whose friends pointed out as the one who threw the rock. He faces charges including criminal recklessness and overpass mischief, which is a felony.

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