A Northampton County woman is facing charges after police said she made her child steal a cart full of groceries Saturday.

The incident happened at the Giant food store at 1880 Leithsville Rd. (Route 412) in Lower Saucon Twp. around 7 p.m. Saturday.

Lower Saucon Twp. police said Susan Conklin of 737 Easton Road in Hellertown took more than $2,000 worth of groceries from the store but had her child push the cart out of the store without paying for the items.

Conkin was charged with retail theft and released on $5000 bail.