PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say two teenagers have turned themselves, after being forced by their parents, to face charges in the robbery of a 9-year-old girl in north Philadelphia.
Officers said the third-grader was robbed of $13 at about 8:30 a.m. Friday after making a purchase in an East Germantown mini-mart.
The Philadelphia Inquirer says surveillance video shows the teens watching the girl, and they approached her outside and grabbed her wallet before fleeing.
Police said the parents of the 13- and 14-year-old suspects saw the footage on news programs and brought them to police later that day.
A police department spokeswoman says both have been arrested and will be charged with robbery and related offenses.
Police said the victim was reported in good condition.