Tobacco Thieves Strike in Higganum

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    Connecticut State Police
    Police are looking for two men who stole cigarettes and tobacco from a Higganum gas station convenience store.

    Two men stole cash and a bag full of cigarette cartons and tobacco products from a gas station convenience store in Higganum and state police are asking for help to find the men involved.

    The tobacco theft happened at the Pit Stop Sunoco Gas Station at 1016 Route 81 around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, according to state police.

    The men forced the front door of the building open and stole cash, several cartons of cigarettes and other tobacco products, then carted them out in a large blue plastic tote bag, police said.

    Both men were wearing dark pants and black leather jackets with hoods.

    One man was wearing black Nike sneakers with a white Nike symbol on the sides.
    They were driving a two-door sedan that was tan or gray.

    The Resident State Trooper’s office is working with investigators from Troop F.

    Police said the investigation has produced several leads. 

    Troopers ask anyone who has any information about the robbers to call state police at 860 345-2769 or 860 399-2100. All calls will be kept confidential.

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