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Ephrata Police use social media to catch shoplifting suspects

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Photo Credit: Ephrata Police

Photo Credit: Ephrata Police

EPHRATA, LANCASTER COUNTY–Tips left on social media helped police track down two women accused of shoplifting at a Walmart in Ephrata earlier this month.

Sarah Landers, 24, and Kayla Kissinger, both of Lebanon, are each charged with retail theft and criminal conspiracy.

Photo Credit: Ephrata Police

Photo Credit: Ephrata Police

The pair stole approximately $872 worth of merchandise from the Walmart located along the 800 block of East Main Street on November 5, according to police reports.

After posting surveillance photos on social media–Ephrata Police received numerous tips identifying Landers and Kissinger as the suspects.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for both women on December 16.