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Parents accused of using child, 5, to shoplift

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DENVER - Denver police say a mother and father used their 5-year-old child to help them shoplift, reports CBS Denver.

The incident reportedly happened at the King Soopers in the Stapleton neighborhood.

Police say the couple had their child in a shopping cart and used him to cover up the stolen items, according to the station.

A loss prevention team spotted the parents leaving the store without paying for the items.

Both parents were ticketed for shoplifting and wrongs to minors.