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Teens caught pouring insecticide on toys in kids' department at Tennessee Walmart, police say

Unclear if the pair was arrested
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Posted at 10:20 AM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 13:20:25-04

A pair of teens were caught on video pouring chemicals on toys in the children's department of a Walmart in Tennessee.

Memphis's WHBQ-TV reported that the suspects were seen "intentionally spilling insecticide chemicals" on toys in the children's toy department at the store in Millington.

Millington police told reporters the incident happened Sunday. The pair were then seen leaving the store in a pickup truck, according to WHBQ.

On Monday, the Millington Police Department issued a notice on Facebook featuring surveillance images of the two suspects, urging the community to help identify them, according to WMC-TV.

Later that night, the department updated its Facebook post saying the pair had been identified "in the Walmart vandalism case." It's unclear if they were taken into custody, and if so, what charges they could face.

WMC reported that the suspects were under 18, which is why their names hadn't been released.

Walmart employees told reporters the affected merchandise has been removed.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

Clint Davis is a reporter for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis. Keep up to date with the latest news by following @ScrippsNational on Twitter.