A mother used her young child to help her steal groceries from Napier City Pak'n Save.
Security staff spotted the woman hiding items in the child's clothing about 4.30pm on Sunday.
Police said the child was about 3 or 4.
A woman, 36, was arrested and will appear in Napier District Court tomorrow, charged with shoplifting.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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