DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton Police are investigating after a thief hit a Dayton smoke shop and stole cigarettes.
Officers responded to Smoker’s Saver Discount Tobacco Outlet located at 2525 South Smithville Road after 12:30 a.m. Saturday.
When police arrived, they met with the owner and reviewed surveillance footage. Video captured a suspect busting out a pane of glass, crawling through the opening, and knocking over a display case. Once inside the store, the suspect went behind the counter and grabbed several cartons of cigarettes before fleeing the store.
The suspect was wearing a dark blue puffy winter coat, gloves, dark pants, dark shoes, and a blue bandana over his face.
Police found a small sledge hammer they believe the suspect used to shatter the glass to get inside the store.
Officers are still investigating.
If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867.