Police seeking ID of cigarette burglar

Police are searching for a man who's broken into at least 12 Houston-area drug stores and stole cigarettes. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

September 27, 2010 12:04:10 PM PDT
Houston police are searching for a burglar who's broken into a dozen Houston area drug stores to steal cigarettes. The suspect breaks into the stores by throwing a heavy object through the front door and then goes behind the counters to steal as many packs of cigarettes as he can carry, according to a Crime Stoppers statement. He is believed to have broken into at least 12 drug stores.

During all the burglaries, the masked suspect wore the same dark blue shirt with a distinctive design on the back. He is described only as a heavy set white or Hispanic male.

Anyone with information regarding his identity is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.


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