Couple used children to steal $9,000 of merchandise from Walmart, police say

A couple brought children with them when they broke into a Walmart a week ago and stole more than $9,000 worth of electronics, police said.

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Jayson Pedroza, 38, and Christina Beavan drove to the lawn and garden center and broke a lock to gain entry to the layaway section of the store, WLWT reported.

Pedroza brought his children, whose ages were not released, who helped load up the merchandise, WLWT reported.

Pedroza and Beavan were arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, among other charges, WLWT reported.