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Police: Mother left child at store after being questioned about alleged shoplifting


LEXINGTON, Kentucky — Police in Lexington say a mother has been charged after leaving her child at a Walmart while being questioned about alleged shoplifting.

WKYT-TV ( reports police say Samantha Lyons fled from the store after being confronted by a loss prevention officer, leaving her 9-month-old daughter behind.

Lyons is facing a charge of abandoning a minor.

Information from: WKYT-TV,

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