Dash cam video shows 12-year-old clinging to the roof of moving SUV

Harrowing dash camera footage out of Texas shows a 12-year-old boy clinging to the rood of a moving SUV just before the driver was arrested, ABC 7 reported.

On Sept. 17, deputies with Harris County Pct. 2 Constable’s Office responded to a parking lot takeover. According to the constable’s office, the parking lot has become a hotspot for reckless behavior.

A responding deputy noticed a child on top of the car and pulled over the driver.

Victor Chavez, 20, was charged with child endangerment. According to court documents, Chavez was driving at least 15 to 20 mph

The families of Chavez and the 12-year-old are acquaintances, and the boy was invited by Chavez to tag along that night, according to the constable’s office. The incident was reported to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

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