An 18-year-old from Ladywood has pleaded guilty to robbery and having an imitation firearm with intent.
Kareem Khan is sentenced to five years in a youth offenders institute after the victims of the crime tracked him down on Facebook.
Khan robbed a property in Winson Green in April before being confronted by three occupants of the premises. He then pulled out an imitation firearm and fled.
Khan was identified by one of the victims who recognised him from their school days.
The family were extremely brave throughout their ordeal and through their dogged determination helped us catch the culprit.
More top news
Security is being hiked up ahead of the arrival of dignitaries for the Conservative Party Conference this weekend.
Black denies claims he allegedly offered advice on how to bribe officials at other clubs.
The pair are accused of being involved in a series of gun attacks that took place last year.