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Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

Lisa Nussbaum
Lisa Nussbaum Photo Credit: Monroe Police Department

MONROE, Conn. — A Monroe mother who decided it was a smart thing to let her 10-year-old drive a car through town while she broadcast it on Facebook Live has been arrested by Monroe Police.

Lisa Nussbaum, 38, was charged Friday with risk of injury to a child after police received several complaints from Monroe residents who viewed the video, Lt. Stephen Corrone said.

In the video, which police watch, the woman can be seen allowing her 10-year-old son to drive a Jeep through a residential neighborhood while she recorded it on her cellphone in what Corrone said was a rare case.

At one point, the boy could be heard saying, "This is fun." The video has reportedly been pulled down.

She was released on a promise to appear in state Superior Court in Bridgeport on March 10.

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