ROSEVILLE, Minn. (FOX 9) - Police recovered a gun from a 13-year-old shoplifting suspect Thursday in Roseville, Minnesota.
Around 6:39 p.m., a witness reported to police that they saw six teens steal shoes from DSW and run to a car in the parking lot, according to the Roseville Police Department. The witness then followed the teens to Marshall's where the group committed another shoplifting. Police arrived at the scene while the teens were inside.
The group, which included three boys and three girls, had been riding in a vehicle stolen out of St. Paul. Inside the car, police found ammo, a pellet gun and mace.
Police also recovered a loaded gun in a 13-year-old boy's jacket pocket.
Authorities are still investigating and charges are pending.
Found in the jacket pocket of a 13 yr old shoplifting suspect riding in a stolen car with 5 other juveniles yesterday. Yes, it’s real. Great teamwork by all. pic.twitter.com/OyXDCRqStm— Roseville, MN Police (@RosevilleMN_PD) December 28, 2018