POSTED: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 9:25am
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 7:55am
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a man and woman after they attempted to shoplift some items at a retail store.
At about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 29th officers were called to the JC Penny Department store, located at 2020 W. Expressway 83 in reference to a theft.
The responding officer made contact the Loss Prevention person at the store, who had two individuals detained, for shoplifting.
The man and woman were identified as Phillip Gilbert Vasquez, 20, and Alyssa Marie Davila, 19, and both were accused of concealing several items of clothing in their purses and exiting the store without paying for the items.
Vasquez and Davila were both arrested, charged with shoplifting and had to pay a fine.