Thieves fill trash bag with cigarettes at Circle K stores

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The following is a press release from the Mesa Police Department:

MESA -- The Mesa Police Department is currently seeking information to identify two theft suspects responsible for thefts committed at two Mesa Circle K's.

On December 21, 2008 and December 29, 2008, between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m., the suspects entered a Circle K with a large trash bag and walked directly to the cigarette display behind the cashier's counter. The suspects filled the bag with cigarettes and exited the store without confrontation or communication with the clerk. During one of the incidents the suspects were seen leaving in a green 90's model Dodge Dakota pick-up truck. The retail value of the cigarettes stolen is estimated at $9,000.

Suspect#1: Black male in his late 20's to 30's, approximately 5'9" to 6' tall, 200 pounds.

Suspect#2: Black male in his late 30's to 40's, approximately 5'6" to 5'8" tall, 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.