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Two men wanted for stealing meat from Newport News Food Lion

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Posted at 11:48 AM, Aug 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-28 11:57:48-04
Photo courtesy Newport News Police Department

Photo courtesy Newport News Police Department

Newport News, Va. – Police are trying to identify the men pictured to the right in connection with a grocery store larceny.

On August 1, 2014 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the two men entered the Food Lion located at 15435 Warwick Blvd.

The two suspects filled a shopping cart with more than $125 worth of steaks, and attempted to leave the store without paying for the meat.

An employee was able to gain control of the cart and the two men fled the area, police say.

Anyone who recognizes these men is asked to contact Detective M. S. Wirtes at 757-369-3105 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.