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Police are searching for two young men who broke into the Arlington City Library on New York Avenue, on Thanksgiving Day. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Police are searching for two young men who broke into the Arlington City Library on New York Avenue, on Thanksgiving Day. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Two young men didn’t appear to be very ‘thankful’ on Thanksgiving Day 2012 when they broke into and robbed a North Texas public library.

Surveillance cameras captured the men breaking into the Arlington City Library and stealing computer tablets. Now police are asking for your help identifying the pair.

The break-in happened early on November 22 at the library at 1624 New York Avenue. The men appear to search around the library and eventually took several computer tablets that had been locked in a closet.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspects inside the library computer lab.

Police are searching for two young men who broke into the Arlington City Library on New York Avenue, on Thanksgiving Day. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Police are searching for two young men who broke into the Arlington City Library on New York Avenue, on Thanksgiving Day. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

The suspects appear to be teenagers, possibly between 16- and 19-years-old, and weighing between 130 and 155 pounds.

When the crime happened on Thanksgiving one suspect wore dark-framed glasses and had braces. The young man wore a baseball cap with the word “Astros” on the front, had on a red t-shirt and a black jacket with white sleeves, pin stripes on the torso and writing on the front.

At the time of the robbery the second suspect wore a turquoise blue colored hoodie, a black and red “Bulls” baseball cap, long black shorts and grey/blue high-top tennis shoes.

Arlington police are asking that anyone with information about the burglary or who recognizes the suspects pictured in this article call Detective Paul Belauskas at (817) 459-5811 or contact Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

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