POLICE: Man Takes Kids Shoplifting
The Division of Family Services was contacted after a shoplifting suspect left his 6 year old in a car during last week's heat wave. He had a 10 month old with him during the reported theft.
A shoplifting attempt during last week's heat wave ended in a call to the Division of Family Services, according to Kirkwood police.
On July 4, officers responded to the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road for a report of a shoplifter in custody.
Investigation by the officer revealed that the suspect had a 10-month-old child with him during the theft and had left his 6-year-old child alone in a vehicle while he was inside the store.
The suspect was issued a summons for stealing and the Division of Family Services was notified regarding the children.