SOUTH STRABANE, Pa. - Three young children are accused of trying to steal candy and pointing what appeared to be a real gun at the clerk when he tried to stop them.
Channel 11's Renee Wallace has learned the kids, who weren't even 10 years old, had the gun in a Ninja Turtles backpack.
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Police determined that the gun wasn't real, but concerns were raised again the next night when two of the same children showed up at the same store saying they were hungry and asking for free food.
Police said the kids were staying with their mother at a hotel across the street. The mother allegedly told investigators she was visiting a friend but then asked to speak with a lawyer before answering more questions.
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