A 12-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to causing more than £2,500 worth of damage to a woman’s car.

The boy, who is from Stevenage but cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared at Watford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, January 8.

On October 22 last year he caused £2674.55 worth of damage to a Mini Cooper convertible in Stevenage.

The boy is due to be sentenced tomorrow (Wednesday).