HYANNIS – Barnstable Police say two men tasked with cleaning the Marshall’s store in Cape Cod were attempting to clean out the store of it’s merchandise before they were caught yesterday morning.
Police responded to the store around 5:20 a.m. yesterday after the store’s loss prevention team contacted them about the theft.
With prior larceny issues, loss prevention members looked at security camera footage and were able to identify the two men tasked with cleaning the store, as the culprits.
Police say the men were taking higher priced items off racks and shelves, taking the tags off and were hiding them in their cleaning equipment.
The men, employed by TCM Incorporated, were also allegedly taking merchandise and putting it in shopping carts to hide in closets.
Police arrested 33 year old Peter Sosa and 19 year old Frankie Castro, both of Leominster for charges of Larceny over $250.
Both made bail and were released yesterday, but are scheduled to be arraigned in Barnstable District Court tomorrow.