2 arrested for stealing baby doll

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – Police in Tuscaloosa have arrested two people believed to be responsible for stealing a doll from a girl inside Walmart on Skyland Boulevard.

Sidney Morgan Haynie, 18, and Michael Wayne Olmstead, 18, were both arrested and charged with third-degree theft.

Haynie posted $500 bond and was released. Olmstead was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail and faces a $300 bond.

The theft happened on Dec. 14 when Haynie and Olmstead approached an unattended shopping cart.

An 8-year-old girl and her grandmother had left the cart momentarily while they looked at clothes.

Haynie and Olmstead grabbed a baby doll, which was wrapped in the little girl’s sweatshirt inside the cart, and left the store.

Copyright 2014 WIAT-TV CBS42

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