By CBS13 Staff

PATTERSON (CBS13) – Officers are asking for help in identifying a pair of suspects who look like they worked together to distract an employee while the other swiped a phone.

The incident happened back on April 11 at the T-Mobile store in Patterson.

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Police say two suspects walked into the store. One of the suspects walked off with the employee, distracting him, while the other suspect went to work on a row of phones on display near the front.

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After pocketing at least one of the display phones, the suspect near the door leaves. The other suspect then leaves shortly after.

The whole operation lasted less than a minute, as surveillance video released by Patterson police shows.

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Anyone who recognizes the suspects is urged to call police at (209) 892-5071.