Police: Woman used baby car seat to hide stolen items from Tulsa Target store

Police: Woman used baby car seat to hide stolen items from Tulsa Target store

TULSA, Okla. — Police said a woman’s attempt to conceal stolen items backfired Tuesday night.

Asset protection officers at Target in Tulsa Hills told police a woman was seen hiding items in and around a baby’s car seat in her cart. There was no baby in the car seat, and she was covering it with a blanket.

Store security stopped the woman, identified as Mary Edwards, and detained her until police arrived.

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Officers checked Edwards' purse and found multiple ID cards, credit cards and checks belonging to other people. Police said the items were reported stolen by their owners.

Police arrested Edwards on suspicion of identity theft, possession of someone else’s cards, stolen property, larceny and possession of fake checks.

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