Philadelphia Shoplifter Leaves Four-Year Old Behind While Fleeing Arrest

Per a report by Fox 4 KC, police have a woman in custody after she left her daughter while fleeing her arrest.

Mahogany Ashly Terry, 27, was taken into custody late Monday night after leaving her four-year-old daughter at a Macy’s store in downtown Philadelphia, PA once she was caught shoplifting $1,400 worth of merchandise.

According to the report, Terry was apprehended by store security Monday night but was able to free herself from the cuffs and escape, leaving her daughter behind.

Security notified police and the child was taken to DHS. Police later found the mother and arrested her.

On top of retail theft charges, Terry was also charged for recklessly endangering the welfare of a child.

The child was sent to stay with relatives.

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