Mom accused of shoplifting at Kohl's with 12-year-old daughter in tow

GARNER, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Garner mother is accused of shoplifting and taking her 12-year-old daughter along for the crime.

According to an arrest report from the Garner Police Department, 39-year-old Leigh Ann Dean is accused of putting clothes into a bag without paying for them and leaving the Kohl's store on Shenstone Boulevard.

Police said Dean's daughter didn't contribute to the crime. "She was just there with her mother," a Garner Police spokesperson told ABC11.

Dean is charged with larceny, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and second degree trespass.

Garner Police Department said Dean was banned from that Kohl's after she was accused of shoplifting there in February 2019.
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