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Police Seeking Alleged Route 27 Convenience Store Thieves

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Police are looking for this suspect who allegedly stole items from the Quick Chek on Route 27 in Kendall Park on July 12. Credits: Police photo
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This second suspect is wanted for thefts at both the Quick Chek and the 7-Eleven on Route 1 in Monmouth Junction last month, police said. Credits: Police photo
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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police released surveillance photos Tuesday of two men they are seeking as suspects for stealing items from two convenience stores last month.

According to police, both suspects stole items from area convenience stores during the month of July, and both suspects’ images were captured on store surveillance systems.

One suspect allegedly stole items from the Quick Chek store on the corner of Route 27 and Henderson Road on July 12, police said.

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He entered at the store at 3 p.m. and proceeded to steal several items while an employee was distracted, and fled the store on a bicycle.

The second suspect allegedly stole items from the 7-Eleven on Route 1 as well as the Quick Chek on Route 27.

In both cases, the suspect asked the clerk for cartons of cigarettes, according to police.

Police said that after the clerk produced the cartons, the suspect grabbed them and fled prior to paying.

Police do not believe the thefts to be related.

Anyone who can identify the suspects is asked to call South Brunswick Detective Bureau at (732) 329-4000 extension 7443.

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