WESTLAND (WWJ) – Police need tips from the public to identify a pair of young suspects wanted for shoplifting from JCPenney at Westland Mall.

According to Westland police, the thieves entered the store at around 8 p.m. on August 14. They shopped around a bit, selecting multiple items of Nike apparel. When they saw an opportunity, police said, they gathered the items and ran out of the store — jumping into a white vehicle, possibly a Chevy Cobalt, and fleeing the scene.

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Police say the stolen merchandise was worth hundreds of dollars.

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(Photos: Westland police)

Suspect number one is described as a black male, approximately 17 years old with short hair. He was wearing a red short-sleeve shirt and black shorts. Suspect two is black female, approximately 17 years old, wearing a pink short sleeve shirt and black yoga pants.

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Anyone who can identify these suspect or who has any information about this crime is asked to all Westland police at 734-722-9600, or Detective Bobby directly at 734-467-3159.