Angela Lucille Chatman, 53 of Rome, was arrested on Tuesday after she and her 11 year-old son was spotted shoplifting at the West Rome Wal-Mart.

Reports said that Chatman had her son participated in stealing $106 in miscellaneous household items.

Authorities went on to say that when the two were approached by loss prevention Chatman abandoned her child in the store in an attempt to escape.

Chatman is charged with theft by shoplifting, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and cruelty to children.