Suspect accused of robbing home with 12-year-old alone inside

The Broward Sheriff’s Office arrested the man they believe robbed a Dania Beach house with a by 12-year-old boy home alone inside.

Simon Lee Hand, 17, faces a charge of burglary of an occupied dwelling from the July 26 robbery during which he ordered Ernesto Pena back to his bedroom. BSO also is charging him with burglary of a conveyance, grand theft of a firearm and armed robbery with a firearm from two criminal incidents in August.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal