Mom caught stealing from Ulta using daughter's backpack: police

A mother is accused of stealing from a makeup store while she had a young child with her. 

Police were called to the Ulta Beauty Store on Telegraph Road in Bloomfield Township after employees accused the mother of stealing. 

Police say 26-year-old Amela Lomeli, of Pontiac, can be seen on surveillance video unzipping the girl's backpack and putting stuff inside. Police say tried to steal about $400 worth of items. 

Police say Lomeli admitted to them that hid the stuff in her daughter's backpack. 

She's now charged with retail fraud.