11-Year-Old Boy Arrested On Two Robbery Charges

By Anthony Saude

Chino – An 11-year-old Chino boy was and two others were arrested this week in connection with a pair of robberies that took place Sunday night in Chino.

“The boy, who allegedly stole a scooter at knifepoint from a victim on the 5000 block of D Street at approximately 6:36 p.m. was arrested on two counts of robbery, he has not identified due to his age” said Monica Gutierrez The boy was booked into the San Bernardino County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of Robbery, other dangerous weapon. Further investigation led officers to believe he was a suspect in a previous robbery that was reported nearby a only a half-hour earlier, according to Chino Police spokeswoman Monica Gutierrez.

During an investigation, officers learned about a robbery report that was taken at 5:49 p.m. that involved three suspects one of them being the aforementioned boy, in the 13200 block of Sixth Street, the spokeswoman added. The victim, a man was assaulted and robbed by several male suspects. The victim sustained several serious wounds to his face and body during the altercation” said Mrs. Gutierrez. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was given medical treatment for his injuries.

The boy was arrested later that evening. On Monday a 24 year old suspect, William Rodriquez, of Chino was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center, for his alleged participation in the crime, on charges of Robbery-Strong arm and probation violation” Mrs. Gutierrez said

Further investigation led to the third suspect being located and arrested, 19-year-old Mark Torres of San Bernardino, was arrested in the 1100 block of 11th Street in San Bernardino. Jail records show that he was booked on suspicion of robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and a gang enhancement. The investigation is ongoing.