Two Nassau County men were arrested at a Target in Levittown on charges of stealing $3,500 worth of teeth-whitening strips from the store.

William Byrd, 43, of 147 Walton Ave., Uniondale, and Jamel McDonal, 30, of 131 Allers Blvd., Roosevelt, were arrested Monday by Second Precinct officers at 8:25 p.m. -- after, police said, they were identified by store security as suspects in prior store thefts.

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Police said those thefts from the store on Hempstead Turnpike occurred on Jan. 22, and Feb. 10, 18 and 24.

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Police said that on those dates the pair "entered Target and removed Crest Whitening Strips valued over $3,500."

McDonal and Byrd were each charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and petty larceny. Additionally, McDonal was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny in a theft from a Target store in Westbury.

Byrd and McDonal both pleaded not guilty at their arraignments Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead. Byrd was being held in lieu of $30,000 bond or $15,000 cash bail last night. McDonal was being held on $20,000 bond or $10,000 cash bail.