Theft suspects nab trash bags full of cigarettes

FRANKLIN, Ohio (WDTN) – Franklin police are searching for two men who apparently had only one thing on their minds, cartons of cigarettes.

Store video captured two suspects breaking through a door to gain access to a Marathon gas station early Tuesday morning.

It shows the suspects heading straight for the cartons of cigarettes. They packed carton after carton into garbage bags before fleeing back out the broken door.

Police describe the men as wearing work boots, white gloves and masks. They believe the men left in a small white car.

Call the Franklin Police Department tip line at 937-743-1847 if you have any information about the crime. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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