Two people trying to buy a TV and other electronics have been charged with grand larceny and identity theft after they used a false ID to try opening a store credit account, police said Thursday.

Police said the two were arrested Wednesday at a Best Buy store on Old Country Road in Westbury when they tried to purchase a television, computer and connection cables worth more than $3,500 using fraudulent identification and a stolen Social Security number.

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Vanessa Gonzalez, 30, of 2188 Creston Ave., the Bronx, and Stephon Corbett, 31, of 147-36 229th St., Springfield Gardens, were each charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree identity theft after an alert store manager called police, Nassau County police said in a news release early Thursday.

Gonzalez also was charged with second-degree possession of a forged instrument.

Police said the incident occurred at about 1:20 p.m. when the two entered the Best Buy and bought the items worth a total of $3,709.51 -- using a stolen Social Security number and identity in an attempt to open a line of credit.

But, police said, the store manager reviewed the purchase and believed the ID might not be valid and called police. Responding officers made the arrests.

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The two now face arraignment Thursday in First District Court in Hempstead.