Parents brought son for scooter-back theft

Jan. 30, 2013 at 2:10 PM

NAPLES, Italy, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Authorities in Italy say a couple accused of riding around on a scooter and robbing pedestrians allegedly brought their 4-year-old son along in the crime spree.

Naples police said Massimo Pesce and Paola Caldieri were identified by a 70-year-old man who said the couple snatched his iPhone while riding by on their scooter with the 4-year-old son in tow, ANSA reported Wednesday.

Police said it was not the first time the couple had brought their son along for scooter-trip thefts.

The parents were arrested and the boy was released into the custody of his grandmother.

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