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Columbia Borough Police say early this morning, February 3, 2019, an employee at the Turkey Hill Store located at 301 Linden Street reported to police a retail theft of cigarettes.
Police say the employee told them on February 2, 2019 at approximately 1:10AM a male and female came into the store. The female asked for a carton of cigarettes. When the clerk went to another part of the store to get the carton of cigarettes the female followed the clerk and the male went behind the counter and removed two (2) rows of “Newport” brand cigarettes.
The male suspect is described as a white, male with a goatee, wearing a red colored hooded sweatshirt and black shirt on underneath. he had light colored pants and white shoes on. The clerk believed that the sweatshirt had a Washington Redskins insignia on the front.
The female suspect is described as a white, female, short in stature, dark colored hair. She was wearing an olive green coat with the hood up, jeans and black shoes. She was also wearing a pair of glasses.
It was reported by the clerk that the same suspects were involved in another theft on Thursday night as well.
Police say, “If we receive better quality pictures of the suspects we will release them when we get them.”
Anyone with information is asked contact the Columbia Borough Police at (717) 684-7735.