What would you do with a child shoplifter?
[Reminiscing Hoboken411’s Five Year Anniversary…]
How would you handle a child shoplifter in Hoboken?
I love it when ABC News films their “What would you do?” pieces in Hoboken – they’ve done a few in the past, including this shoplifting segment back in 2009.
ABC News loves to film investigative segments in Hoboken
Remember how back in October 2007, ABC News had that covert filming operation going on in front of McDonalds? The one about the “sad lost kid” and how many people stopped to help? Well, they hit up Hoboken once again.
A Child Is Shoplifting, Do You Speak Up?
Tonight, after the Obama Speech, ABC News will air another “What Would You Do?” segment about child shoplifters, who are said to represent 25 percent of all offenders. This was shot at the new Dor L’ Dor ladies apparel and accessory store at 413 Washington Street.
“Brooke Johnston, 10, couldn’t reach a hat on the top shelf in a clothing store, so she asked the woman next to her for help. The woman smiled and gladly took the hat from atop its perch and handed it to Brooke. Beaming a cherubic smile, Brooke thanked her and promptly stuffed the hat into her backpack. She was shoplifting, but she wasn’t acting alone. Brooke had been hired by ABC’s “What Would You Do?” to take part in a social experiment. “What Would You Do?” explores parents who use their kids to steal.”