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 gray 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 minivan 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
Interstate 80 took them to Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Police there say they clocked Figueros doing 94 miles an hour in a 65 mph zone and pulled him over in his stolen ride Saturday at about 12:30 p.m.
The speedy lovebirds were taken to Council Bluffs Juvenile Detention Center and their parents were notified.
Officials in New York are in the process of bringing the juveniles back home, Council Bluffs police said.
It is not clear why the young couple skipped town.