Mom leaves kids behind after being caught shoplifting

DELAND, FL (WFLX) - A DeLand mother is facing child abuse charges after, police say, she left her kids in a store when she was confronted by security. They approached Rebecca Stoltz saying she was trying to steal clothes.

That's when, they stay, she took off. Security officers found her 6-year-old daughter and 9-year-old step daughter crying in the store.

Police say Stoltz eventually came back after calling a friend to get the kids.

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