HPD: Shoplifting becomes a family affair in northeast Houston

A five-year-old girl waits in front of a police car while officers question her mother about allegedly shoplifting

December 22, 2013 6:21:29 AM PST
A shoplifting suspect is accused of making her crime a family affair in northeast Houston.

Police said the woman had her five-year-old daughter with her when she stole several items from a Family Dollar on Airline at West Little York around 10:30pm Saturday.

According to investigators, the woman also had a teenage girl with her.

The pair allegedly stole $50 worth of merchandise.

Officers arrested the woman. The teen was also arrested after a brief foot chase and struggle, officials said.

A relative was called to pick up the five-year old.

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