Teenage Bank Heist Goes Wrong When Parents Turn Them Into Police

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A teenage bank heist did not got to plan when the budding criminal’s parents turned them in to law enforcement.

Extremely young criminals pull off teenage bank heist

An 11, 12, and 16-year-old will probably be grounded for years, if they’re not in juvenile detention for that long, after they robbed a Houston bank last week.

The two preteens and their older friend handed a menacing note to a teller at Wells Fargo bank in Greenspoint shortly after 3 p.m. last Thursday.

Although the boys did not use a weapon, the teller operated under the impression they were in fact armed, which allowed them to take off with the cash that was handed over.

The kid criminals clearly didn’t plot out theft very well, as they didn’t bother to obscure their faces with masks while committing the caper.

The FBI, who nicknamed the trio the “Little Rascals” released surveillance footage from the bank they robbed, which is when locals began to recognize them.

The 11-and 12-year-old were apprehended quickly, when their furious parents marched them down to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and turned their disappointing sons into authorities.

The 16-year-old was not brought in by his parents, but instead was located by police after he got into a fight in a separate incident.

It appears that the bank teller was correct to be leery that they possessed a weapon, as the police were able to locate the weapon that was not used during the crime, but seen in the footage of the robbery.

Perpetrators of teenage bank heist face more than grounding

Retired Judge juvenile district court judge Mike Schneider said the ages of the two younger crooks were “unusual” for bank robbers and thinks that an adult might have been involved in the planning.

“That is not uncommon. Because kids have a punishment that is less severe, it is not uncommon for adult offenders to get them to commit crimes,” he told ABC 13.

All three of the boys are set to answer to charges of second-degree felony robbery with a threat.

Depending on the outcomes of their cases, the preteens might face either juvenile detention until they reach 19 or probation until they turn 18. The 16-year-old could be tried as an adult if the court deems it necessary.

Meanwhile, the opposite kind of parent is raising the future generation of criminals with her horrible parenting strategy.

Police in Georgia apprehended a woman after appalling video footage was released of her appearing to prompted her youngster to steal a handbag from an unoccupied tabletop at a restaurant.

According to Fox 5 Atlanta that a 27-year-old Kenya Butler directed her 7-year-old daughter to pilfer a purse from a booth at the Juicy Crab restaurant in Newnan at the beginning of the month.

When police released the footage to the public, a viewer was able to identify Bulter and turned her into authorities.

The mother of three now faces charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and theft, the news outlet noted. Her 7-year-old daughter will not be charged with any crimes.

The police are also seeking the identity of the man Butler was dining with, who reportedly racked up a $500 bill, then skipped out on his hefty tab.

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