8-year-old Palm Bay girl charged in vehicle break-ins

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 12:53 PM EDT

An 8-year-old girl in Brevard County is facing possible felony charges after being seen breaking into some vehicles earlier this month.

  • 8-year-old girl accused of vehicle break-ins
  • Elementary school student could face felony charges

Authorities questioned her at Jupiter Elementary School in Palm Bay, where she is a student.

According to an arrest affidavit, the girl told Palm Bay Police officers last week that she and two older children were walking in a park when they decided to break into nearby cars.

The girl was charged with burglary to a conveyance and attempted theft.

Per our crime guidelines, we are not identifying the girl.