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Woman makes child act as porch pirate

Posted at 2:18 AM, Jan 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-18 21:40:01-05

(WTXL) - Police in central Florida have arrested a woman accused of involving a six-year-old boy in a burglary scheme.

She allegedly drove the child up to a house where a package was dropped off so he could steal it off of the front porch.

The 20-year-old driver is facing charges including child neglect and principal to burglary.

The package was returned to the owner.

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