LA Tech Womens Basketball Player Busted for Shoplifting on Hawaii Trip

Louisiana Tech freshman guard Kiara Young was suspended indefinitely as she faces shoplifting charges.

La Tech Basketball Player Kiara Young

La Tech Basketball Player Kiara Young

Sports information director Malcolm Butler confirmed Tuesday that Young was charged with shoplifting during the team’s visit to Hawaii on Sunday. Specific details about the alleged theft were not released and team officials said they wouldn’t comment further until an investigation was complete.

Young scored six points and had three rebounds in 11 minutes as La. Tech beat Hawaii 89-71.