Pregnant woman falsely accused of shoplifting
ABC News 10 -

Shirell Bates was shopping for school supplies for her kids when a police officer asked the North Carolina woman what was under her shirt.

Bates, a mother of two, is pregnant with twins.

"Initially, I thought he was joking, so my response was, 'Twins,'" she told CNN affiliate WSOC. "I'm 34 weeks with twins. I'm having a boy and a girl."

But when the officer didn't believe her, Bates realized something was off: She was being accused of shoplifting.

"At that point, to avoid him asking me again, I...


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