Assault and Burglary Incidents in Storm Lake Result in Charges Against 11-Year-Olds

Two juvenile males were charged this past weekend in connection to an assault and burglary case in Storm Lake.

This past Saturday around 8pm, the Storm Lake Police Department was called to a residence in the 700 block of West 8th Street on a belated report of assault and burglary that occurred earlier that day. A victim under the age of 18 told officers that they had been physically assaulted outside of their residence by a juvenile male around 11 that morning. Officers were further advised that after the assault, the victim left the residence and returned around 8pm. The victim discovered that electronics and clothing valued at less than 500-dollars was missing.

Following an investigation, an 11-year-old male was charged with 3rd Degree Burglary, a class D felony…and Assault, a simple misdemeanor. Another 11-year-old male was also charged with Burglary. They were each issued a juvenile referral and were released to parents pending an appearance in juvenile court.



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