Crime & Courts

Gastonia Police ask for help identifying shoplifting suspects

Gastonia Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two shoplifting suspects.

The two men allegedly stole clothing items from Belk after 9 p.m. Saturday. Their images were captured on store surveillance video.

The suspects are described as black males in their early 20s. One has shoulder-length dreadlocks and was wearing an N.C. State Wolfpack hooded sweatshirt and black jeans. The other was wearing a Chicago Bulls hat, a light gray Nike sweatshirt and black jeans.

Anyone who can identify the men is asked to call Gastonia Police Officer Fred Williams at 704-866-6702 or Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at 704-861-8000. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.