PTC cops looking for ‘parenting fail’ mom

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Maria A. Sedano-Leyva, 38, of Peachtree City, shown in surveillance photo provided by Peachtree City Police.
Maria A. Sedano-Leyva, 38, of Peachtree City, shown in surveillance photo provided by Peachtree City Police.

 

Peachtree City police are looking for a woman who reportedly used her child to remove the cash from a purse she found at an area retailer. Photo/Peachtree City Police Department.

Update – Nov. 27: The woman sought by Peachtree City Police for removing cash from a purse at a local retailer turned herself into police, according to police department spokesperson Odilia Bergh.

Maria A. Sedano-Leyva, 38, was charged with theft by taking, according to Fayette County Jail records.

Original story: Peachtree City police would like to speak with a woman who reportedly used her child to help make off with the cash from a purse she found Oct. 23 at the Ross store in the Kedron Village retail area.

Peachtree City police on the department’s Facebook page said, “We would like to speak with this mother about her parenting techniques. Mom located an unattended purse and used a child to carry the purse to the restroom where they removed all of the cash. If you know the identity of this Parenting Fail Award Winner please notify Officer Ishihara at sishihara@peachtree-city.org reference case P18-51485.”