Charges against girl with fetus in her bag will depend on autopsy results
NEW YORK The results of an autopsy could determine whether two teenage girls are hit with serious charges after one of them was found carrying a dead fetus in a bag while shopping at a Victoria’s Secret store in Manhattan.
Police w vans ere called to the store Thursday after a security guard on the lookout of shoplifters searched the 17 year old girls, discovered a strong odour coming from one of their bags and found the fetus.
The girls were arrested on charges of petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, police said. The teenager thought to have given birth was hospitalized, and the other was questione vans d by police. It wasn’t c vans lear whether the fetus was alive vans or dead when delivered, or how far along the girl was in her pregnancy.
The medical examiner’s office was performing an autopsy on the remains, and more charges could follow depending on the results.
A person who answered the phone at the home of the girl believed to have given birth had no comment. No phone number was available at the address provided by police for the second teenager.