Two New York City men have been arrested and charged with shoplifting after they were nabbed in a nearby restaurant, the Lyndhurst Police Department says.
Officers responded to a business in the 400 block of Valley Brook Avenue on a report of a shoplifting in progress Aug. 8 at around 9:30 p.m. As officers arrived in the area, they immediately search the parking lot and surrounding area for two men.
A witness came forward who had observed one of the suspects enter a neighboring restaurant.
Officers entered the restaurant and immediately learned both suspects were inside the restaurant.
They approached the suspects who were then placed under arrest.
A consent search of the car was conducted at which time proceeds from the shoplifting were uncovered.
The total retail value of the stolen items was $971.51 and the items ranged from toiletries to food products.
Both men — Renaldo Mason, 24, of Queens and Davon Getten, 28, of the Bronx, were charged with shoplifting and released.
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