Police: Couple caught stealing had baby with them

The Associated Press

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ASHEVILLE — Police in Asheville say a couple faces multiple charges after they were caught stealing in a local store while their 9-month-old son was with them.

Among the charges against 25-year-old William Lloyd Burden and 23-year-old Carmen Michelle Kincaid are possession of a stolen vehicle, carrying a concealed gun and child abuse. Burden is also charged with assault inflicting serious injury and larceny.

Warrants at the Buncombe County magistrate's office say Burden stole multiple CDs and DVDs in the store on Sunday, and bit the thumb of the security officer who tried to stop him.

Burden is being held at the Buncombe County jail under a $35,000 secured bond. Kincaid was jailed under a $27,500 secured bond. It's not known if either have an attorney.

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