A loss prevention officer at a southeast Fort Worth Walmart stopped a possible kidnapping from happening on Monday evening, police said.
The employee confronted a man and a woman who were seen trying to take a child out of a cart, Officer Tracy Carter said.
The pair then left the store, which is in the 2900 block of Renaissance Square off of East Berry, and drove away in a red SUV.
The Fort Worth Police Department was notified about the attempted kidnapping at around 6 p.m. About two hours later, Carter said officers were still at the store investigating.
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The suspects haven’t been identified and no arrests have been made.
The initial dispatch to police was that the child was a 4-year-old girl.
No injuries were reported.