Mom has cops arrest her son for allegedly stealing her Pop Tarts
A 13-year-old boy in Charlotte, N.C., has been arrested for allegedly stealing Pop Tarts — from his mother.
The boy, whose name was not released, is facing misdemeanor larceny charges after his mother says he took the pastries from their home without asking her first, WCCB Charlotte reported.
Latasha Renee Love, 37, called the police, who placed the underage suspect under juvenile arrest, The Smoking Gun reported.
Love had previously had other disciplinary issues with her son,WBTW reported.
Still, the arrest shocked neighbors like Fred Patrick, who laughed when he first learned about it.
“He seems real nice to me. I mean, he is real respectful,” Patrick said, according to the Charlotte Observer.
WCNC-TV was so surprised that a mom would have her son arrested that a reported waited over two hours to question her about her decision.
Love only responded by hurling an obscenity, the station reported.