SEVERN, Md. (WJZ)—An 18-year-old and 17-year-old are arrested after police say they attempted to steal a wagon full of Girl Scout Cookies from two girls in Severn.

It happened around 1:20 p.m. Saturday when police say a 12 year-old and a 13-year-old were selling the cookies in the 7900 block of Jason’s Landing Way. When the girls briefly stepped away, they saw 18-year-old Gabriel Taylor Smith, of Odenton, take off with the wagon full of cookies towards a waiting vehicle.

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One of the girls chased after Smith and grabbed the wagon that contained the cookies. Walker then let go of the wagon and then jumped into the vehicle being driven by the unidentified 17-year-old suspect.

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The girls yelled out that the suspect was taking their cookies at one point and neighbors in the area heard them. The neighbors got in their vehicle and followed the suspects’ vehicle. The police were contacted at the same time. The officer on scene contacted the driver of the citizen’s vehicle by cell phone. The officer gave out the location and direction of travel of the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was located at the Gulf gas station on Annapolis Road in Odenton where the suspects were arrested without incident. They were positively identified by the victims.

Both suspects are charged with theft under $1000.00.

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