Woman swallows stolen ring in ‘attempt to hide it’

Courtesy: Orem Police Department

Courtesy: Orem Police Department

OREM, Utah — A woman is accused of hiding a stolen ring worth thousands of dollars .. by swallowing it.

Police in Utah say an x-ray revealed the ring was in the stomach of 25-year-old Christina Schlegel.

Schegel, along with her 30-year-old boyfriend Bryan Ford, are accused of taking the ring from Zales jewelry store.

Officers later located the couple who were positively identified by Zales employees. Police believe Schlegel swallowed the ring in an attempt to hide it.

There is no word on how officials will retrieve the ring.

Read more: KSL/CNN

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