‘A leg up on becoming scum of the Earth’

James at Hell in a Handbasket notes two sisters, aged 10 and 12, who turned to kidnapping:

When they took the victim, they also took diapers and other items which they would need to keep the child healthy while the ransom was collected. A note demanding $200,000 USD was also left behind.

The crime began to unravel when the mother of the two alleged felons noticed that they had the victim.

Drat! We would have got away with it, too, if it hadn’t been for that meddling adult!