Originally found on Dtoid but they didn't have a link to the actual article from The Daily Shit... Mail (with good reason).
A teenager who torched three cars in Lyon, France, told police he was wanted to imitate scenes from the Grand Theft Auto video game.The 13-year-old schoolboy used petrol to set light to three vehicles after playing on the violent GTA 4: Liberty City game on his home PC.The game awards points creating as much as crime and destruction as possible in a city.A Lyon police spokesman said: 'He said he played the game for a few hours, then wanted to go out and what it felt like to burn out some cars.'This kind of entertainment is clearly having a negative effect on some young people.'The boy, who can not be named for legal reasons, is set to appear before a youth court charged with criminal damage.
Rockstar's grasp on our children is stronger than I thought. They are already influenced by playing a game that's not out on the said platform!
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French Kid Torches Cars After Playing GTA IV on PC... lolwut?
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