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Three arrested for alleged embezzlement

A T.J. Maxx employee and two customers were arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing more than $3,375 worth of items from the Burbank store over a three-month period, police said.

On seven occasions since August, the 26-year-old employee, Hayk Avalyan, reportedly bagged more than 50 items at the register for the customers — identified as Ruzan Martirosyan, 50, and Davit Avalyan, 23 — without charging them, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn.

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Davit Avalyan was allegedly involved in only the last theft, which occurred on Tuesday evening, police said.

All three suspects were arrested on suspicion of embezzlement.

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