Thieves arrested after pretending to scan items at self-checkout in Daly City

(KRON) – Two people accused of pretending to scan items at a self-checkout at Lucky supermarket were arrested, according to the Daly City Police Department.

Daly City police officers were dispatched to Lucky supermarket on Mission Street in response to a theft at 4 p.m. on April 14. An employee of the grocery store told police two suspects were pretending to scan items at the self-checkout. The suspects began to flee once the employee confronted them. The employee said the suspects returned two soda cases and loaded the rest of the items in their cart into their vehicle.

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While the employee watched the suspects attempt to flee, she was on the phone with emergency dispatch. The employee informed police that as the suspects were leaving she heard one of the suspects say, “Hit that b-tch.” This caused the employee to return to the store.

A sergeant stopped the car at Sickles Street and Cayuga Avenue in San Francisco.

The suspects were identified as a 34-year-old Oakland resident and a 35-year-old San Francisco resident. Both were arrested and booked for robbery.

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