Woman charged with stealing jewelry off children's necks in St. Paul

Prosecutors say 26-year-old Tria Moua approached the children and persuaded them to go with her into her van. It was when they got out of the van that the victims realized their jewelry was missing. Police say no children reported being harmed.
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Prosecutors say 26-year-old Tria Moua approached the children and persuaded them to go with her into her van. It was when they got out of the van that the victims realized their jewelry was missing. Police say no children reported being harmed.

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