Beloit police: Suspects who held up video store at gunpoint just 12 years old

BELOIT -- Beloit police say two suspects who held up a video store are just 12 years old.

Authorities tell the Beloit Daily News ( the pre-teens were armed with a semiautomatic handgun when they entered the Family Video store Sunday night, August 9th and demanded money.

Officers arrested one boy around noon on Monday.

Sgt. Ed Gates says the second boy was arrested a short time later. He's accused of spitting on an officer who was taking him into custody.

Both 12-year-old boys are being held in the Rock County juvenile detention center.