Boy Runs Away From Home, Sleeps in IKEA Store for Nearly a Week

Have you ever been in IKEA so long that you thought about setting up camp there, sleeping on their beds and living on meatballs? If so, you're not alone. A twelve-year-old Chinese boy who ran away from home was found nearly a week later, having spent much of his time living in an IKEA store. 

Peng Yijian was in hot water with his mom for not completing his math homework, so he left home and moved around, spending a good deal of time in IKEA. The boy lived off of free food samples from Shanghai supermarkets, and it has been speculated that he slept on an IKEA display bed.

Before he was found, police asked his mother where Peng liked to go in town. She told them IKEA, among other places. The boy was eventually found roaming the ground floor of the Swedish retailer. 

Read more at NY Daily News.  

Via Uproxx | Image: Wikipedia

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