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Toddler-toting thieves: Possible mother-daughter duo caught on camera stealing from store with child in tow

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ultaWANTED IN ISSAQUAH —
Detectives in Issaquah need your help identifying two thieves who stole from a store while one of the women held a child.

Take a good look at the video and the woman in the black sweater as she shops at the Ulta Beauty store in Issaquah. Only she’s not shopping — she’s stealing. Check her out all nonchalant on her phone as she snags several makeup pallets from the aisle and stuffs them into her big bag.

But it’s what comes next that’s really shocking: Watch the woman in the red come up behind her. She’s holding a toddler — and a big bag she starts shoveling more pallets into. She even crouches down to put the bag on the ground because her hands are already full with holding the young boy.

The store manager told detectives it definitely seemed to be a family affair, with the two suspects appearing to be mother and daughter -- meaning the first suspect was okay subjecting her own grandson to the crimes.

What's not on the surveillance video is the store manager catching the pair red-handed and confronting them. Detectives say the older woman handed over a few of the pallets she'd swiped -- and then the pair hightailed it from the store with that toddler in tow.

The woman in the black sweater had a white and black shirt underneath.

The woman with the child had a red North Face sweatshirt on and the child was wearing dark pajamas with red and white footballs and a light blue collar and cuffs.

If you can tell Issaquah detectives their name, call an anonymous tip into:
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