Two teens who allegedly robbed $13 from a 9-year-old girl as she left a Germantown mini-market Thursday morning are in police custody.
Investigators say the teens' parents turned them into authorities around 10:45 p.m. last night after watching surveillance video.
Philadelphia Police released surveillance video Friday that shows the boys, 13 and 14, watching the girl buy food at Jacques Mini-Market at 5211 Wakefield Street.
The 3rd grader was at the store, just before 8:30 a.m. to buy lunch before heading to school, police said.
Police say that the suspects waited for girl and when she left they approached her along Wakefield Street and took her wallet containing $13 in cash.
The teens then ran down Ashmead Street, police said.
Both teens will be charged with robbery, according to police.