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Video shows young children riding on top of car on Detroit's west side

DETROIT – A video taken last week in a neighborhood on Detroit’s west side shows young kids riding on the roof of a car.

Watch the video in Shawn Ley’s report above.

Neighbors said it’s happening all the time and they are concerned. One neighbor, Kate Young, said other neighbors send her videos of toddlers and children up to age 11 unsupervised and behaving wildly at a home on Fenton Street.

“This is going on 24/7,” Young said.

The video from last week shows two toddlers and a dog riding on top of a BMW.

The driver of the car, who said his name is Max, said he knows a kid could get killed, but he said he doesn’t drive fast and doesn’t do it too much.

“Something’s going to happen,” Young said. “One of those kids is going to get killed or they’re going to hurt someone else.”

Neighbors said they have contacted authorities, but they haven’t seen results. Several of the neighbors also said they fear retaliation from other neighbors if they speak out.

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