2 Suspects Arrested in Connection with Multi-State Shoplifting Investigation

Two suspects in connection with a Stop & Shop shoplifting that happened on February 9. police said Akanili Dekattu and Tequan Robinson were caught on camera carrying a large black bag filled with of health and beauty care products.

The suspects ran when officers approached them dropping the bag in the parking lot. Robinson tried to get into a car but officers were able to apprehend him. Police said that Robinson spat at one of the officers… Dekattu was taken into custody at a Dunkin’ Donuts nearby.

Inside the suspects’ car, police found another bag filled with items from another Stop & Shop. It was determined that $1,804.49 worth of merchandise was taken from the Fairfield store. The items inside the car were valued at $616.61.

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Police believe that Dekattu and Robinson are members of a larger organized retail theft ring that is responsible for a series of thefts since January 6 at Stop & Shops from New York and Connecticut locations… Fox61 News

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