A Lengthy Island lady was busted for snatching 4 unique lizards from a pet retailer – with the assistance of her youngsters, police stated Friday.
Anisa Escobar used a knife to slice open the highest of a reptile enclosure at Selmer’s Pet Land on East Jericho Tpke. in Huntington Station, round 1 p.m. on Aug. 23, in line with Suffolk County cops.
The forty six-yr-previous Mount Sinai lady was together with her 14-yr-previous twins when she swiped 4 bearded dragons, together with two very uncommon yellow lizards, police stated.
One among Escobar’s youngsters acted as a lookout and the opposite shoved the reptiles in a bag, retailer proprietor Jessica Selmer stated.
As detectives seek for the reptiles, Selmer, forty, fears the pets are lifeless.
“They require particular care,” Selmer stated. “Lighting models, a specialised tank, specialised meals.”
The lizards are value $2,010, in response to Selmer.
Escobar is charged with grand larceny and baby endangerment, cops stated.
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