Two persons were arrested on retail theft counts for an incident at the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Cheryl Nykiel, 40, of Frackville, and Tammy Labota, 34, of Verona, Crawford County, were arrested about 8:40 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8.

Troopers said the two are accused of attempting to remove several assorted articles from the Kmart store.

The two removed store tags from the items and attempted to leave the store without paying for them.

They were apprehended by store security, troopers said.