Scam Targets Confused Store Clerks

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VACAVILLE-

Vacaville Police are looking for two men – suspected three nights ago of scamming young, unsuspecting workers from several businesses out of hundreds of dollars.

The first suspect, described as black, standing at around 6 feet 6 inches, 400 pounds, entered Yogurt Beach Shack just before 9 p.m. Saturday.

He purchased a dollar’s worth of yogurt, but got back in change dozens more through fast talking and some intimidation which caused the clerk to become confused.

The surveillance showed the suspect pay, then dish out several dollars, asking the clerk to break up larger bills. He does this over and over again, until the clerk has lost count.

He leaves as the second suspect enters and does the exact same thing.

Between the two, they stole $187. Police said the pair also hit Savers, Subway, Nugget, Winco and Big 5, to name just a few.

“These are career criminals that are slick and have done this before,” Yogurt Beach Shack owner George Marcus said. “You guys are thieves and I hope you guys go to jail.”

Marcus said Sacramento police have identified one suspect. But no one is in custody,

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.

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