NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two relatives of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator last spring have been charged with robbing a bank.
Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto‘s father, Nicholas, and uncle, Scott Avitto, are being held without bail. They made initial court appearances in recent days.READ MORE: NYPD: 7 Gang Members Arrested In Bronx Car Dealership That Left Dad Injured As He Shielded His 3 Children
Their lawyers haven’t immediately responded to inquiries Thursday.
Nicholas and Scott Avitto are accused of participating in the heist at the Sovereign Bank on Montague Street in Brooklyn that netted about $8,200 in August 2012.READ MORE: New York Weather: 7/30 Friday Morning Weather Headlines
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton were among mourners at P.J.’s wake.De Blasio: New Mask Guidance In NYC May Come Monday As More Places Require Vaccinations Or Weekly Testing
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