Charges sought against 12-year-old boy in Southfield bank break-in

Police seeking breaking and entering charges against boy for break-in at Bank of America

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Southfield police tell Local 4 they have forwarded their report in the Bank of America break-in involving a 12-year-old boy to the prosecutor's office for charges.

Police are seeking breaking and entering charges against the boy for allegedly smashing a brick through the bank's front door early last Friday morning.

Local 4 News Morning broke the story and was there as police arrested the boy.

The boy allegedly rode a bike to the bank and took rolled coins and miscellaneous cash from a teller's drawer once he was inside.

Local 4 has learned that the bike he rode to the bank was also stolen, but the owner does not want to press charges.

The Oakland County Prosecutor's Office will review the police report and decide whether to issue the charges.