The 'Little Rascals' Arrested for Bank Robbery

Boys ages 11, 12, and 16 allegedly passed threatening note in Houston
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 21, 2024 11:44 AM CDT
The 'Little Rascals' Arrested for Bank Robbery
The three suspects.   (FBI via CNN)

Three boys, ages 11, 12, and 16 and dubbed the "Little Rascals," have been arrested for robbing a bank in Houston, authorities confirmed Wednesday, per the AP. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the youngsters are in custody and have been charged with robbery by threat. Gonzalez said that because of their ages, no additional information would be released, and the sheriff's office didn't immediately respond to a request for more information.

The FBI's Houston office says they were wanted for robbing a Wells Fargo bank in the Greenspoint area of north Houston on March 14. The FBI posted an image of the trio on X, showing all three of them wearing hoodies inside the bank's lobby. Houston's ABC13 reports that the boys passed a threatening note to a teller before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The station also reports that the parents of two of the boys identified them after their photos were released, while a third boy was recognized by a law enforcement officer following a fight.

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