Man smashes into a convenient store to steal cigarettes
Cleveland Police say a resident in the area of 4800 State Road heard a loud crash around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning and when he went to see what happened, he saw a black Chevy pick-up truck had crashed into the Convenient Food Mart.
The man saw a white male exit the pickup truck and attempted to stop him. A struggle ensued and the suspect was able to get back into the truck and flee the scene.
Further investigation reveals that the truck was reported stolen and later recovered in Cuyahoga Heights.
Employees at the Convenient say the suspect got away with 10 cartons of cigarettes.
The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information in connection with this incident to contact the Second District Detective Bureau at 216.623.5218. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).