8-Year-Old Attempts Armed Robbery of a Grocery Store
An 8-year-old in West Palm Beach, Florida will not face charges after trying to rob a grocery store with a loaded handgun.
According to an employee, the boy walked down an aisle to the checkout register pointed the gun and said, "Give me the money." Another employee was able to grab the boy's wrist and twist the gun out of his hand.
Eboni Alls says that she thought her son was going to the park to play and realized something was off when she grabbed her purse. "When I grabbed my purse, I'm like, it was so light. I'm like, I knew I was missing something. I said, 'Where's my gun?'"
The boy had been released from home detention and is not allowed to visit the grocery store. He will be required to enter a diversion program.
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