Employees of a local pet store were surprised recently when in-store surveillance video  captured a woman - in the store with a young child - stealing from them.  The woman in the video snatched up two reptiles and put them in her purse.  A reward is being offered for any information leading up to her arrest.

A woman shopping with a young child stole two tortoises from a local pet shop recently and the pet store is offering a $100 reward for anyone with information leading up to her arrest.

According to News 10 ABC, the incident happened at 'Everything Pets' located on Altamont Ave. in Rotterdam.

The woman, seen in the video with a young child, appears to put two tortoises in her purse before grabbing the child and exiting the store. The video has been posted on the Everything Pets Facebook page and they're asking for anyone with any information to message them with leads or contact the Rotterdam Police.

The Rotterdam Police non emergency # is : (518) 630-0911

Here's the video from the Everything Pets Facebook page: