Police: 12-year-old tricks elderly man, steals car

GULFPORT (FOX 13) - At age 12, Tyron McKinnon was arrested by St. Petersburg police Monday night on felony charges for the twelfth time.

Friday, that history was not known to 89-year old Ray Raftery of Gulfport, who is seen on security camera video pumping gas while McKinnon circled around him repeatedly on a bicycle.

He kept talking and I didn't realize he was trying to get my attention," Raftery recalled Tuesday, adding the pre-teen flagged him down as he started to drive away, and said his tire was low.