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Mother Abandons Child After Being Caught Shoplifting

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Police are searching for a woman accused of abandoning her 10-year-old child at a Walmart in Manor, Texas after she was suspected of shoplifting, according to FOX affiliate KTBC in Austin.

According to Manor Police, Jennifer Lynn Freedman, along with a male subject and her child entered the store and began to shoplift. Freedman and the male subject fled the store with some merchandise, leaving the child behind after being confronted by Walmart lost prevention employees.

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Police say Freedman told them she was not coming back for her son because she would just be arrested, when they contacted her via telephone. After attempting to locate Freedman at her residence, which was unsuccessful, CPS took possession of the child. He was later released to a family friend.

Manor Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Freeman's arrest for abandoning or endangering child without intent to return, a third degree felony.

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