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Police looking for shoplifting duo

Police are seeking to identify these two people they say shoplifted thousands of dollars worth of merchandise in two stores at the Oshawa Centre.

Police are seeking to identify these two people they say shoplifted thousands of dollars worth of merchandise in two stores at the Oshawa Centre.

Durham police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two people they say have been shoplifting at Oshawa Centre.

At approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Oshawa Centre, a male and a female entered the Churchill’s Crossing store at the mall together. Police say while the male distracted an employee at the rear of the store, the female took a hooded sweater valued at $150 and hid it in her shoulder bag.

About half an hour later, the same couple was at the T-Booth Wireless store asking about cell phones. Police say while the female talked with the sales clerk, the male reached over the counter and stole four cellphones, valued at a total of $3,800.

The male suspect is described as black with a skinny to medium build. He was last seen with long dreadlocks, wearing a black hat, blue jeans and a light grey sweater.

The female suspect is described as black and was last seen with long, curly brown and blonde hair and wearing a red puffy coat.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Det. Const. Grigoriou at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 2737.