NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A couple Philadelphia faces theft charges for allegedly stealing items from the bags of beachgoers in southern New Jersey over the weekend.
North Wildwood police say 36-year-old Kelly Costanzo and 39-year-old Larry Hall also face child endangerment charges because their three children were with them at the beach on Saturday.READ MORE: Long Island Jewish Medical Center Marks 1-Year Anniversary Of 1st COVID-19 Patient With Ceremony Honoring Health Care Workers, Patients
Police arrived and took Costanzo into custody. Hall fled the area but was later found in Wildwood. Authorities say he had $500 cash and a cell phone that had been stolen at the North Wildwood beach.READ MORE: Unifying America: Newark Community Street Team Transforming South Ward Home Into Safe House For Trauma Victims
Hall’s bail was set at $35,000 cash, while Costanzo’s bail was set at $25,000.MORE NEWS: NYPD Adds 200 Surveillance Cameras As Part Of Mayor's Hate Crimes Action Plan
The couple’s three children — ages 6, 9 and 12 — were released to the care of a relative.