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Posted 2/10/16
http://www.wpbf.com/news/boy-8-with-gun-tries-to-rob-west-palm-beach-grocery-store/37823200


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —The state announced Friday that it will not pursue charges against an 8-year-old boy who tried to rob grocery store with handgun.

8-year-old caught on video trying to rob store
8-year-old caught on video trying to rob store

WPBF 25 News reporter Ted White spoke with the mother of a boy accused of trying to rob a store.
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The incident happened Wednesday night at the King Foods in the 1000 block of 36th Street in West Palm Beach.

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The attempted robbery was captured on the store's surveillance cameras.

The boy is seen walking into the store wearing a bike helmet and baggy clothes.

He walked down an aisle, then to a checkout register.

According to one employee, the boy pointed the gun and said, "Give me the money."

Another employee, who didn't want to use his name, said he didn't know if the gun was real or fake, and that he just wanted to make sure it didn't go off.

"As soon as I moved I reached over to him, twisted his wrist, took the gun away," he said.

The boy is also seen struggling with a worker as he tried to take him to the office.

A store manager called police.

An employee told WPBF 25 News the gun was loaded, but there was no bullet in the chamber.

The boy's mother, Eboni Alls, said he had told her he was going to the park to play and didn't know anything was wrong until it was time for her to pick up her other son.

"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?'" Alls said.

The boy cannot visit the grocery store and has been released from home detention. Additionally, he will have to enter a diversion program.
Posted 2/10/16
This is before he evolves into the Florida man
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Posted 2/10/16 , edited 2/10/16
^ No chill

How am I not surprised that this happened?
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Florida, next thing you know theres going to be a story of a guy who died trying to have an orgy with alligators.
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munchthis wrote:

Florida, next thing you know theres going to be a story of a guy who died trying to have an orgy with alligators.


Man killed by angry alligator after screaming 'f*** the alligators'
http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/451949/Tommie-Woodward-alligator-attack-killed-dead-Florida-Allen-Burkart-marina-swim
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HuastecoOtaku wrote:

This is before he evolves into the Florida man


8 years old and already armed robbery.... by 18 he's going to have a few bank robberies under his belt.
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KarenAraragi wrote:


munchthis wrote:

Florida, next thing you know theres going to be a story of a guy who died trying to have an orgy with alligators.


Man killed by angry alligator after screaming 'f*** the alligators'
http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/451949/Tommie-Woodward-alligator-attack-killed-dead-Florida-Allen-Burkart-marina-swim


well that's close enough I think. damn just what hasn't been done in florida yet.
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I guessed his race as well as where this happened before I even clicked the thread topic and watched the video. Am I going to hell?
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Something is truly wrong with the world. I swear.
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Posted 2/10/16
"Where's my gun?"

-Florida Mother 2016

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Posted 2/11/16 , edited 2/11/16
They blow up so fast... this is why we have gun safes or lockers, and not just leave it in your purse so your 8 year old takes it. It doesn't surprise me though.
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Thrown in Cali and we're golden.
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kids these days, I had a few here that pointed a bebe gun at my cat -It took me a moment to realize it wasn't a real gun, because it sure as hell looked alike, and it didn't have that orange tip- companies really need to change that, I don't blame officers who think its real and go ondefense.
honestly though, morals are being lost here and these generations are growing up bad.
ooooh I cant wait until they are older and do worse crime


and get away with it
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Posted 3/7/16
On the bright side, he's well on his way to playing quarterback for a Florida college team. . .just point him to the seafood aisle. . .
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