Transcript for Teen Lives in Walmart Undetected 2 Days
That incredible story, have you heard about this, the Texas teenager who made a home in a Walmart living there for four days before finally being disced discovered. ABC's Ryan smith has that story. Reporter: Workers at this Walmart in a Dallas suburb getting a huge surprise, a 14-year-old boy found living in the store for four days. These photos show the two places where the boy hid. This one in a display of baby products and strollers and one behind this stack of paper towels and toilet paper. A scene reminiscent from the movie "Where the heart is." A pregnant Natalie portman forced to live in a Walmart after being abandoned by her boyfriend. There are worse places to stay than this. Reporter: Customers stunned. You would never expect someone is living there and living there for four days. That's crazy relationship the teen apparently stole items from the tore to eat and slept in this makeshift bed. To avoid suspicion, the boy even took clothes from the rack changing his outfit every few hours, even using diapers instead of the bathroom to avoid detection. I'm wondering what his parents think and how come he didn't come home or why aren't they worried about him. Reporter: But it was this trail of trash that led Walmart workers to his hiding place. The boy tried to run off but was caught before he could get away. It doesn't appear that the boy is homeless. State officials say he was living with relatives when he disappeared. This morning, Walmart is not commenting and police tell ABC news they had not heard about this case and filed no charges. The boy is back with his parents, but still not answered, why he chose to hide in the store for so long. Ryan smith, ABC news, New York. And also what the woman said in the piece why no family members reported him missing. Very strange. Coming up, decoding your
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