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Surveillance video, tips lead to arrests of suspected cigarette thieves

Steven Smith, 40 (Source: Shreveport Police Department) Steven Smith, 40 (Source: Shreveport Police Department)
Donna Hall, 43 (Source; Shreveport Police Department) Donna Hall, 43 (Source; Shreveport Police Department)
Caught on camera: The man and woman police say snatched $800 worth of cigarettes from the Circle K in the 3300 block of Bert Kouns. Caught on camera: The man and woman police say snatched $800 worth of cigarettes from the Circle K in the 3300 block of Bert Kouns.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Police say they hit the same store twice and snatched $800 worth of cigarettes. Now, thanks to surveillance video and tips, they're behind bars facing felony theft charges.

43-year-old Donna Hall and 40-year-old Steven Smith are charged with 2 counts each of felony theft by shoplifting.

Shreveport police say they are the male and female that walked into the Circle K in the 3300 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop July 31 and August 9, and grabbed $800 worth of cigarettes.

Images from the store's surveillance system posted on the Caddo Crime Stoppers YouTube channel. Police say they received numerous tips identifying the suspects, including information on where they could be found.

Officers went to that location,  room at the Best Value Inn on Monkhouse Drive, and found Hall and Smith. They were arrested without incident and booked into the city jail.

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