Mom turns 12-year-old in after seeing him in robbery video
Detroit, Michigan
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Truck With "F..kYou" On Window Gets Special Treatment
ߦ   Critical Missing Person: Kalisha Renee West
ߦ   DPS Graduates Three New Canine Teams
ߦ   DWI Driver Sentenced In Rosenberg Crash
ߦ   Family members sentenced to prison for stomping pregnant teen
ߦ   Galveston College to present Cooking with Friends series
ߦ   Grindr App Arrest
ߦ   Helicopter crash claims Texas millionaire, decorated pilots
ߦ   Homicide at 6000 Greenspan Avenue
ߦ   International Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme
ߦ   Mother, Baby Found Dead After House Fire
ߦ   Police Car Thief Jailed After Chase
ߦ   Prosecutor Details Alleged Abuse in House of Horrors: Beatings, Starvation, Showers Once a Year
ߦ   Texas City Aggravated Robbery/ Car Jacking
ߦ   Why No Travel Advisories for Violent American Cities?
ߦ   Behind-the-Scenes Look at Planning and Partnerships
ߦ   Bureau of Prisons Tests Micro-Jamming Technology in Federal Prison to Prevent Contraband Cell Phones
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Constable Deputies arrest suspect for Aggravated Assault
ߦ   DEA speeds up application process for research on Schedule I drugs
ߦ   Execution Tonight For Killer Of 5
ߦ   Felon in Possession of a Firearm arrested after Road Rage incident
ߦ   Governor Greg Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Affected By Hurricane Harvey
ߦ   Home Burglary and Assault
ߦ   Homicide Investigation at 5900 of Forest Park Road
ߦ   IC3 / Fraudulent Online Vehicle Sales
ߦ   New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Directing Computer Attacks Against Websites of Dozens of Victims, as Well as Felon-In-Possession Charges
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Police Chief Arrested In Undercover Child Sex Sting
ߦ   Port Arthur Man Sentenced to 80 years in Federal Prison for Port Acres Murder
ߦ   Statistical Analysis of Wells Branch Initiative
ߦ   U.S. Marshals to Hold Bitcoin Auction
ߦ   Illegal Immigrant Cop-Killer Says He Regrets Not Killing More Police
ߦ   2 officers awarded for saving boy allegedly shot by father
ߦ   4 SC officers shot in domestic violence call, helicopter hit

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
A Detroit woman turned her 12-year-old son in after she saw him in a robbery video.

A Detroit woman turned her 12-year-old son in after she saw him in a robbery video.  (Detroit Police Dept.)

Detroit police have charged a 12-year-old boy in a mugging caught on camera after he was turned in by his mother who saw the video, WXYZ-TV reported Friday.

“He was involved,” she told the station. “It’s something I had to do.”

The victim was a disabled man eating alone in a restaurant on Detroit’s west side over the weekend.

Police also have arrested a 20-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy in connection with the crime.

“He was crying to me, he’s sorry mommy, he didn’t mean it, he didn’t know what happened, it happened so fast,” the woman told the station. She was identified only by her first name and her face was not shown on camera.

The victim says he gave each of them a dollar. The older one then tried to snatch his wallet.

Police said the man got into a struggle with the three suspects.

“I want him to learn a lesson for this,” the woman told the station. “I want him to be able to put this behind him and let him know this will never happen again.”

Police released the surveillance video of the mugging Wednesday.

The woman said a friend told her that she had to see the video because her son, a 7th grader, was in it.

She turned him in to police Thursday.



Comments:
Good Job Mom!! If MORE Mom's did this, crime would certainly go down!
Posted by Daring2Jump at 3/14/2017 11:58:35 AM

Great Job, Mom !
I tip my hat to you for your responsible nature AND OVERT SHOW OF LOVE you have shown towards your son.
This is the true sign of a mother's heartfelt, unending love.
You have certainly shown your son that the way to "break away" is to admit and re-group his life.
I admire you, Mom! YOU DID GOOOOD!
Posted by Marie Taylor at 3/15/2017 9:27:58 PM

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.