Shoplifting suspects wanted in James City County

Posted at 1:16 PM, Jan 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-21 13:20:29-05

James City County Police are searching for two people wanted for shoplifting.

On January 13, police say two black male suspects stole several thousands of dollars worth of clothing from two James City County stores within a 20 minute time frame.

The first theft occurred at 4:25 p.m. at True Religion in the 5700 block of Richmond Road. The suspects grabbed stacks of jeans and ran out of the store.

Twenty minutes later, at 4:45 p.m., the same suspects grabbed a large quantity of Polo clothing from Belk in the 4900 block of Monticello Avenue and ran out of the store. In both thefts, the suspects were seen leaving in a light-colored Lexus sedan vehicle with Virginia license plates, according to police.

Police say the first suspect is described as a light skinned black male with a stocky build wearing a black and green stocking hat, black hooded jacket, and black jeans. The second suspect is described as a dark skinned black male, smaller build, wearing a dark hooded jacket and dark jeans.

The James City County Police Department is asking for anyone with information pertaining to these thefts and the identity of the suspects to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.