Two charged with using children to steal $1,200 in clothes from stores

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MEBANE, N.C. — A woman from Jamestown and a woman from High Point face several charges after allegedly stealing over $1,200 worth of clothes and accessories from various stores at Tanger Outlets in Mebane, and involving two children in the crime spree.

According to Mebane Police, Sheconda Olympia Douglas, 31, of Rollingwood Road, of Jamestown, and Karyta Rashown Kittrell, 32, of Wendell Avenue, High Point, were each charged with one count each of felony larceny and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

The two suspects stole items valued at $274 from Carter’s, $100 from Osh Kosh B’gosh, $105.95 from Gap, $269.90 from Sunglass Hut, $103.91 from Gymboree, $40.96 from Papaya, $135.93 from rue21, $135.92 from Nike, and $119.85 from Skechers, according to police.

Police said the two women encouraged two girls, ages 7 and 9, to conceal items in bags and leave the stores without paying for the merchandise.

Douglas was additionally charged with resisting a public officer.

Bond for each woman was set at $15,000.