Police: 7-Year-Old Suspect in Violent Home Invasion in Juniata

Elizabeth Hur, CBS Philly, August 7, 2012

An Eyewitness News exclusive—a violent home invasion has Philadelphia police hunting for some preteen suspects.

Authorities say they beat a 51-year-old woman with some unusual items, including a plunger.


Authorities say a family friend found the victim in the backyard, on her knees, crying and begging for her life to be spared.

When police arrived, they found her room ransacked, cabinets emptied and the victim, an Asian female with mental disabilities, beaten and robbed.

“They hit her in the face with a rock, they used rope and also sticks and a potted plant,” Lt. John O’Hanlon explained.

Police say the three suspects, described by the victim as black juveniles, ran away with the victim’s purse. Police were eventually able to identify the suspects as 7, 10 and 12-year-old boys.


We talked to the victim’s family friend who asked that we don’t identify her. “They just followed her. She just got back from doing laundry. When she got home, they beat her and threw stuff into the house.”


It turns out, the 10-year-old suspect was a neighbor of the victim.


Lt. O’Hanlon added, “The mother knew something was wrong when she saw the police and she basically came outside and said, ‘Here he is.’”


By law, we are told, the 7-year-old is too young to be charged with a crime.


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  • 14POLK88

    This is really messed up! All I know is what I do to wild dogs who get in my chicken pen. Pups or not!

    • LaSantaHermandad

      The Great Society ( A society in which the productive segment of said society is forced to subsidize a vast, violent, dysfunctional segment of society that will outbreed us; issuing into the world a generation of feral offspring who will victimize the very society that supports them. and who in turn will breed more feral offspring to victimize the last remaining members of the productive society most of whom have abstained from reproducing themselves.

  • Strider73

    I just found this article (via Drudge) an hour or so ago. Glad someone submitted it here before I could. Amazing that 1) the author mentioned the thugs’ race, and 2) the editor didn’t delete it.

    Be sure to read the comments (including a few of mine). Note especially how the racially-aware posts get far more “likes” than “dislikes” and how the few black apologist posts are almost unanimously “disliked”. There’s even a mention of AmRen!

    • mikejones91

      Black apologist. That’s a term you don’t hear often.

      • The Verdict of History


        These fine young gentlemen are just taking after their THUG older brothers and PATHOLOGICAL fathers (who abandoned them) and are expressing their devotion to the cause of CRIMINALISM, HOLLIGANISM and TERRORISM.

        Thats all…

        As I always say… we should all be encouraged to see how far Obama’s children have come since his usurpation… they are growing bolder every day it seems…

        … and even the young-lings are flexing their guns… LITERALLY  

        You should celebrate DIEversity…  

    • The__Bobster

      I submitted it, and a later story by CBS deleted any reference to race. Also the race of the victim.


      PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police have one child in custody, and they’re looking for two others, after a violent home-invasion in the Juniata section of Philadelphia. Because the children are so young (about nine or 10 years old), the question of whether charges will be filed is still up in the air.

      A woman in her 50s was sleeping in her home Monday afternoon along the 1200 block of Luzerne Street, when Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says, “These three kids were in the house, they began to hit her with sticks and ropes. When she got up, they threw a potted plant at her, they stole $20 from her purse and pretty much trashed the house.”

    • Up to my neck in CA

      Rocky B is setting them straight over there…GO ROCKY!!!

      • Rocky Bass,

         Aww shucks

        • Yeah yeah I know, it’s just that misbehaving segment that gives the other .01% a bad name.


          • blight14

             Yes, that was a fantastic comment, I applauded Rocky for that one…!

    • Rocky Bass,

       Yeah someone clocked me over there. 🙂

  • “It turns out, the 10-year-old suspect was a neighbor of the victim.”

    Reason No. 789,987,654 why White people attempt to live as far away as possible from black people.

  • WmarkW

    Those boys are going to catch real hell when their fathers get home.

    • IstvanIN

      When are their father’s due for parole?

      • The__Bobster

        It doesn’t matter. They’ll deny paternity anyway.

        Warning: Video contains a few disgusting coalburners.


        • Rocky Bass,

          Oh damn it Bob, you had to go and do that didn’t you? I had just swallowed my Wataburger fer the day and dumb old me had to click it…EEEWEWWWE

          • The__Bobster

            Well, there WAS a warning.  😉

            The last time I had one of those burgers was when I was in Houston eight years ago.

      • Jesse_from_Sweden

        Noone knows.
        You must first know who the father is, to know when he get gets out on parole.

  • Francis Galton

     The 7-year-old is too young to be charged with a crime? 

    That’s okay, just give him about 5 years or so to update his qualifications, and then he’ll apply again.  Guaranteed.

  • Guest

    Black thugs often start out in the 8 to 12 year old range in packs snatching purses from elderly women.  They have caused a lot of broken hips over the years.  Almost all the very first victims of black thugs are elderly women.

  • whiteyyyyy

    It’s not the violence of blacks or the i.q. or the lack of soul. It’s EVERYTHING, they have no redeeming features.It’s like they were designed  to be predators or parasites.

  • What??? How can this happen? Asians and blacks are fellow “People of Color” and we know (or at least the liberal media, teachers, and professors keep telling us), that POCs are all mutual victims of the great oppressor, the hated white man…. (sarcasm off)

    As I’ve said many times before, Asians are whites natural allies for passing many political reforms in our mutual interest. They prove that poverty doesn’t cause crime. (Our colonial ancestors were law-abiding too and didn’t even have indoor plumbing, central heating, TV, microwave ovens, etc, but who learns about them anymore?) Asian Americans prove that academic merit results in acceptance to good colleges and that academic success there results in good careers.

    Like with any political ally, we — as individuals or organizations — should work together w/Asians to advance our mutual interests when possible.  “In politics, you can’t have too many friends or too few enemies.”

    • IstvanIN

       You are naive.  Asians in America will side with other non-whites when it serves the purpose of  taking away our rights, property and political power and will side with whites when they need protection from the uncivilized hordes.  That is until they reach critical mass and don’t need either side.

      Asian belong in Asia.

  • How I wish we’d get back to the common law the way it was back when this country was founded. IIRC, back then, anyone under 7 was irrebuttably presumed not to be able to form the mens rea, the evil mind, necessary for criminal liability.

    From age 7 to 14 (I think it may have been 12 for girls since back then, as now, they matured ~ 2 years before boys and these also were the ages of consent), you were presumed not to be able to form the mens rea, but the presumption could be rebutted by evidence that you knew what you had done was wrong (e.g., hiding evidence, lying, etc).

    From age 14 and over, you were treated and tried as an adult.

    I remember reading years ago about a case of a boy, I forget if he was 10 or 12, but either way he killed a fellow young lad who was also an apprentice and stuffed his body down a well. That hiding of the victim’s body showed that he knew what he had done was wrong. He was tried, convicted, and executed by a public hanging. This was either in colonial era or the early period of statehood.

    Imagine if that happened nowadays to a few of these grade school or high school thugs. Word would spread around schools like wildfire and kids would straighten up and fast. Bad Guys (BGs), would not be admired and emulated because of the fear (thugs’ idea of respect), that everyone else had of them. Rather, they would viewed like rats that civil society hunts down and kills. Boys and young men would realize that going down that career path meant a very short career. Girls wouldn’t desire those “bad” and “dangerous” (i.e., sexy) BGs because they’d know that it would be a very short relationship at best.

    Among the many other reforms we need is reforming our criminal laws BACK to the way they used to be. Our ancestors knew the way life works. We — esp liberal lawyers and judges-justices — don’t.

  • shmo123

    Gee, street cred at 7 years of age. Are gangs recruiting at that age?

  • IstvanIN

    The sad thing is these boys were just beginning to turn their lives around.  They were good fathers to their children.  I can not believe this happened.

  • Once again I am reminded of the child soldiers in the movies “Blood Diamond” and “Lord of War.” There is just something sociopathic about blacks and it is disturbing to see it manifest in children. I was playing with Ninja Turtles and GI Joe’s when I was 7, I didn’t even know what a home invasion was. 

  • Maybe it’s time to change the law.

  • blight14

    The comments on the article are priceless…….

  • Their mothers should be arrested and tried, and should be banned from all welfare and section 8 for life.

  • anarchyst

    The best thing to happen to these “children would be for them to “disappear”.  If they are in your house threatening you with death, eliminate the problem.  There are large size trash bags available and plenty of dumpsters.
    Of course, just striking back at the “little darlings” would result in charges being filed against the adult.