Police Arrest Two Magazine Sales People for Theft

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 7, 2010 at 11:44 AM EDT

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Police Arrest Two Magazine Sales People for Theft

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 7, 2010 at 11:44 AM EDT

CHEEKTOAWAGA, NY (WKBW) -- Cheektowaga Police have arrested two magazine sales people after they allegedly stole a wallet from a resident who let them into his home.

Police were called to Sierra Drive around 5:00 p.m. Saturday after the resident reported that two females had come to his house selling magazine subscriptions and stole his wallet.

Police were able to locate the suspects a short distance from the scene, who confessed that they stole the wallet, and had thrown it away. The wallet was recovered and returned to the victim.

Police arrested 22-year-old Jessica Rosenstengal of Coral Springs, Florida, and 21-year-old Starla Harjo of Seminole, Oklahoma.

Both were charged with 4th Degree Grand Larceny, a felony, and Peddling without a Permit. Ms. Harjo was also charged with Possession of Marijuana.

Police remind residents to always ask solicitors for a permit before allowing them into your home.