New York boy, 14, ‘steals his dad’s car to run away with his 11-year-old girlfriend’ – and is caught speeding 1,200 miles away in Iowa
- Kevin Figueros, 14, took his father’s Toyota minivan and ran away with his girlfriend, Amaya Arguelles, 11
- The Brooklyn couple was reported missing after they were last seen in their respective homes Thursday
- Council Bluffs police stopped them Sunday and their parents were notified
A New York teen who swiped his dad’s wheels to run away with his 11-year-old girlfriend was busted in Iowa after eating up 1,200 miles of highway.
Figueros was reported missing after he was last spotted at his Midwood home Thursday morning.
His girlfriend was last seen at her home in nearby Bensonhurst around 9 p.m. that night, police said.
They headed out west in a Toyota minivan owned by Figueros’s father.
Kevin Figueros, 14, from Brooklyn, New York, was caught speeding in Iowa on Sunday with his girlfriend Amaya Arguelles, after he took his father’s Toyota mini van and skipped town on Thursday
The missing couple were stopped more than 1,239 miles away in Council Bluffs three days after they were last seen in New York
Police pulled over Figueros and Arguelles in the purloined ride and took them to Council Bluffs Juvenile Detention Center.
The missing pair’s parents were notified when they were caught.
It is not clear why the young couple skipped town.