Police: Couple uses children as distraction to steal from Walmart

Police: Couple uses children as distraction to steal from Walmart

James Coleman and Christina Jeffers are accused of using their children as a distraction to steal from Walmart.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 12:23 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville couple is in trouble with the law after Walmart loss provention staff said they used their children as a distraction to steal from the discount store.

James Coleman, 33, and Christina Jeffers, 20, both of Louisville, are charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and one count of shoplifting.

According to the police report, Coleman and Jerffers used their children to "run interference" for them while the concealed merchandise at the Walmart on Standiford Plaza Drive.

Loss prevention associates said they witnessed the couple's criminal activity and stopped the pair when they tried to leave the store.

 

 

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