Police: Man Broke Gas Station Door With Log, Took Cigs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officers are looking for a man who burglarized a gas station in Minneapolis.

Police said it happened sometime between 10 p.m. on Dec. 25 and 5 a.m. on Dec. 26 in the store located in the 5800 block of Nicollet Ave. South.

He entered the store using a log to break a glass door and took a large quantity of cigarettes before leaving, police said.

The man was caught on surveillance tape. He is described as being a black man between 20-30 years old. He had a heavier build and was wearing a dark-colored zip up jacket over a dark colored hoodie. He was also wearing medium colored pants and dark gloves.

Officers are asking anyone with information to call Sgt. James Jensen at 612-673-5587.

  • rollin phat

    When you’re jonesing for a smoke, you’ll do anything.

  • gotta have 'em

    sue the tobacco companies for the addiction dude….oh wait, MN already fleeced them once. Hey – fleece Ciersi or Brand, the lead pig attorney. He’s got a nice spread in ‘tonka. Go after the money

  • KegHead

    The St. Louis drug store cowboys are going downhill.

  • Kevin

    This made news why? Just another racist article showing a black man doing a minor crime! If he were white it would not have made it here….WCCSnow followers are liberal morons…..they love diversity…just not in thei neighborhood…

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