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A Waltham man and a Cambridge woman are facing shoplifting charges from a Sept. 26 incident in Brookline.
John Yobaccio of Waltham, 45 and Kelly Turner, 40, of Cambridge, were arrested and charged with shoplifting after police found items the pair haid not paid for at two Brookline stores, according to Brookline Police.
The incident started when an officer in Coolidge Corner in Brookline was approached by a Beacon Street Walgreens employee. The employee told the officer that a man and woman had stolen a few items from the store. The witness identified the woman, who had gone into the Body Shop on Harvard Street, and a man who they saw coming out of the CVS. Police identified the two as Turner and Yobaccio, and looked through their possessions. They found a number of Red Bull cans, a magazine, cair clips, and in Turner's purse, they found a number of items from the Body Shop. Body Shop employees confirmed that she had not made any purchases. The total of items taken from Walgreens was about $15, and from the Body Shop, about $32. The two were arrested and charged with shoplifting just before 1 p.m.