Teen certified as adult in knifepoint robbery
A judge has certified a Brownsville teenage to stand trial as an adult for a robbery where they held a homeowner at knifepoint.
Cameron County Juvenile Justice Judge Menton Murray certified 17-year-old Misael Rubio as an adult for the crime.
The incident happened at a home on Sylvia Lane back on January 26th when Rubio was 16-years-old.
Investigators reported that 19-year-old Helio Martinez and two juvenile suspects held the homeowner at knifepoint.
They three ransacked the home and ran off with a plasma TV.
Brownsville police were able to catch Rubio, Martinez and the other teen involved.
A court date for Rubio was not immediately available.