$8K worth of cigarettes disappear like smoke with unidentified burglar

Published 1:23 pm Friday, February 25, 2022

Brookhaven police are looking for a man who made off with $8,000 worth of Newport cigarettes after breaking into McLane Southern Sunday.

Early in the morning on Feb. 20, a subject was captured on video climbing into a bay door of the building and walking to an area of caged merchandise. The subject — who appears to be a black male wearing a black hoodie, black sweat pants and red tennis shoes — entered the caged area and took the cigarettes.

He was seen leaving the building with two trash bags filled with the cigarettes.

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Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call BPD at 601-833-2424.