Boy, 11, skips school to ‘go and see Colosseum’

(ANSA) – ROME, OCT 14 – An 11-year-old boy ducked out of
school at Pontedera near Florence Wednesday and went to Rome in
a bid to see the Colosseum but was stopped at Tiburtina train
“I wanted to see he Colosseum,” the boy reportedly told police
when they found him.
He had not got a ticket for the train and had dodged into the
toilet every time he saw the conductor. (ANSA).