According to NBC News on Friday, a 17-year-old girl was caught shopping at the Herald Square Victoria's Secret with a dead baby in her bag Thursday afternoon.
The horrifying discovery at the Herald Square store occurred after a security guard spotted the 17-year-old girl and a pal snatching sexy undergarments off the rack and called police.
A guard smelled something foul, checked the bag, and made the disturbing discovery. She told police she didn't know what to do with the remains.
The girl told police that she was about 6 months pregnant and miscarried the baby Wednesday. Police haven't charged her with any crime in relation to the child, but she and her friend are both charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.
One of the girls has been hospitalized and the other is being questioned by police. The medical examiner's office is performing an autopsy on the remains found inside the bag. More serious charges could follow.
One of the girl's Brooklyn neighbors, Ricardo Salazar, said she didn't even know the girl was pregnant until police officers interviewed him Thursday.
"They asked me if I had seen a lump or if she was recently was pregnant and I told them 'I couldn't really tell,' because she was always a little heavy" he said. "But in a way, I guess she was."
The girl, who has another child, was taken to Bellevue Hospital for evaluation.
Emily Sutherlin is also the Pregnancy Examiner.
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