WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police are investigating to determine who broke into a Warren store and stole cigarettes.
Early Friday morning, officers were sent to Pit Stop on Elm Road NE, where they reported finding a broken window on a garage door and a beverage cooler that had been tipped over.
A folding ladder was also found propped up against the building, and there were footprints where someone attempted to get on the roof, according to a police report.
At 2:56 a.m., surveillance video showed a man in a gray hooded sweatshirt with North Carolina written on it, blue jeans, work boots, a white undershirt and a white mask breaking the window. Police said the man then pushed over the cooler to gain entry to the business.
According to the report, $1,000 worth of Newport cigarettes were missing.
Police found two packs of dropped cigarettes that had blood on them at the scene. Officers took them as evidence.
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