Teen gang used guns and knives to threaten their Purral neighbors

A band of young toughs, ages 13 to 16, terrorized Los Cuadros en Purral de Guadalupe by confronting pedestrians and even shooting at two.

The Judicial Investigating Organization said that five youths detained in raids early Tuesday will face 15 allegations of attempted murder and aggravated threats.

The youngsters appear to be not after money. Instead, they were motivated by personal problems with the victims, said the agency.

The five are being handled as juveniles, said agents from the organization’s Sección Penal Juvenil.

The crimes began in May and continued to this month, said the agency.

The gang worked form 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. according to the investigators. They would confront the victim with a firearm or perhaps a knife, agents said.

Agent conducted raids at eight locations Tuesday in order to make the arrests. They found an AK-47 rifle, and a pistol, they reported.kiddetained081314

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