A group of boys suspected of robbing a bank is now in custody. The FBI is calling them the ‘little rascals’

A group of boys suspected of robbing a bank is now in custody. The FBI is calling them the ‘little rascals’ - Crime and Courts - News

The “Little Rascals”: An Eleven-Year-Old Suspect Among a Group of Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested by the FBI

A recent development in the criminal underworld has left law enforcement and the public in a state of surprise. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has apprehended a group of bank robbery suspects, who have been humorously referred to as the “little rascals.” Among them is an eleven-year-old boy.

On March 14, 2023, this group of alleged criminals reportedly targeted a Wells Fargo bank branch in Houston, Texas. The FBI’s Houston field office made an announcement on March 21, stating that three suspects, aged eleven, twelve, and sixteen, had been charged locally with robbery by threat.

Initially, witnesses believed the suspects to be older teenagers or young adults due to the surveillance images released by the FBI. However, it turned out that two of the suspects were apprehended after their parents recognized them from the photographs and contacted law enforcement.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that they had taken two of the suspects into custody. However, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office declined to provide further details to News Finder, stating that no more information would be released as all of the suspects are minors. The FBI has not disclosed how much money was taken during the robbery.

According to Texas law, a juvenile is defined as an individual who is at least ten years old but not yet seventeen at the time of their crime or conduct in question. If found guilty, a minor could face probation or juvenile detention.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the complex and often unpredictable nature of crime in our society. The young age of one of the suspects raises questions about the circumstances that led them to commit such an act and the potential impact on their future. Only time will tell how this story unfolds and what repercussions it may have for the individuals involved and the community at large.