Police: Boy, 12, used bike to break into Southfield bank - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Police: Boy, 12, used bike to break into Southfield bank

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Police say a 12-year-old boy is in custody accused of breaking into a Southfield bank overnight.

Police tell FOX 2 the Oak Park boy used his bicycle to break through the glass entrance of the Bank of America branch along Greenfield Road near 10 Mile around 3 a.m. Friday.

Surveillance video shows the boy stacking rolls of coins and rifling through teller drawers in search of cash.

Police arrived on scene to find the boy still inside the branch.

He was taken into custody and police contacted his mother.

Bank of America representative Diane Wagner released the following statement: "We have security measures in place and take any attempted burglary to our banking centers seriously. This is an unfortunate incident and we are cooperating with local law enforcement."

The boy remains at the Southfield police department Friday morning.

  • Robin MurdochRobin MurdochMore>>

  • Petition calls for end to water shutoffs

    Petition calls for end to water shutoffs

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:44:41 GMT
    A key decision could come this week impacting the city of Detroit's controversial water shutoff program. But first, demonstrators handed in petitions Tuesday calling for an immediate and permanent stop to the policy.
    A key decision could come this week impacting the city of Detroit's controversial water shutoff program. But first, demonstrators handed in petitions Tuesday calling for an immediate and permanent stop to the policy.
  • Battle over new microbrewery in Royal Oak

    Battle over new microbrewery in Royal Oak

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:46:50 GMT
    A new microbrewery and tasting room is headed to downtown Royal Oak. Beer lovers may be excited but many people living in the area are not.
    A new microbrewery and tasting room is headed to downtown Royal Oak. Beer lovers may be excited but many people living in the area are not.
  • Baby safe after barricaded gunman surrenders in Rochester

    Baby safe after barricaded gunman surrenders in Rochester

    Sunday, September 14 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-09-14 04:18:43 GMT
    Some tense moments in Rochester Saturday as police tried to talk a barricaded gunman out of a home. We're told he was holding a 10 month old baby hostage. Thankfully, the baby is now safe.
    Some tense moments in Rochester Saturday as police tried to talk a barricaded gunman out of a home. We're told he was holding a 10 month old baby hostage. Thankfully, the baby is now safe.

Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices