Two Men Wanted in Target Store Theft Scheme

- FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating two men who are wanted for questioning in connection to a reported theft scheme at a Target Store in Frederick. 

Deputies were called to the local Target on May 2, around 3 p.m. located on Urbana Pike for a shoplifting complaint.

Employees at the store indicated two men entered the store numerous times between the dates of January 3, 2014 and April 30, 2014 carrying small knives. Once in the electronics department, the men utilized their knives to cut open store items. 

Workers say they would then walk to other various locations within the store where they concealed the goods. 

Target's Asset protection personnel reported that they believed the men were working together to commit the crimes, and that they were possibly driving an early model red Dodge Neon, unknown registration. 

The first suspect is described as a black male with a light complexion, about 20-30 years of age, 200 lbs, 6'0" tall, full beard with short hair and well dressed. He often wore a black North Face jacket and jeans. 

The second suspect is described as a white male, about 20-30 years of age, 160 lbs, 5'9" tall with short brown hair. Officials say he typically wore blue jeans, and various hooded sweatshirts. (*The suspect in the red shirt pictured and whitish gray sweatshirt are thought to be the same individual)

Target estimates the value of merchandise stolen by the first suspect at $1,154 and the second suspect at $924. They say the types of items stolen included numerous gaming controllers and headphones, a cellular phone and knife. 

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call Dep. Sier at 301-600-7149. 

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