Police say a father used his 11-year-old son to help him steal.
Wednesday night, Lexington Police arrested Anthony Hanley at the Northland Scrap Metal Yard on Patterson Street.
They say he had several pieces of scrap metal with him in a car along with his son.
Hanley is charged with theft and unlawful transaction with a minor.
The child, who was also charged, has been turned over to his mother.