Connecticut woman accused of live streaming 10-year-old son driving a car

Posted at 4:34 PM, Mar 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-07 16:44:19-05

A Monroe, Connecticut woman is being criminally charged after allegedly letting her 10-year-old son drive while the woman aired the event live on social media, according to the Connecticut Post

Lisa Nussbaum, 38, was charged on Monday with risk of injury to minor after viewers turned in the woman for reportedly letting her son behind the wheel. Nussbaum was released on Monday on the promise that she would return for her court hearing. 

Police told The Post that viewers of the video on social media told the police that Nussbaum's son was driving a vehicle through the family's neighborhood. Police said that at one point during the video, the boy exclaimed, "This is fun." 

Police said that Nussbaum was in the passenger seat while the child drove the family's Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

Local police also said that Nussbaum's son was not wearing a seat belt during the incident.