Courtesy Chesapeake Police Department
Updated: Friday, 28 Sep 2012, 9:32 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 28 Sep 2012, 9:32 PM EDT
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Police say two men almost got away with stealing 26 cartons of cigarettes from a local 7-Eleven until they got into a scuffle with a clerk.
According to Kelly O'Sullivan with the Chesapeake Police Department, two men entered a 7-Eleven in the 3700 block of Indian River Drive shortly before 9 p.m. on Sept. 15.
One man, wearing a black t-shirt and Dallas Cowboys hat, removed 26 cartons of cigarettes. A clerk reportedly stopped him as he was attempting to leave the store without paying for them. A second man, wearing a Yankees hat got involved in the altercation.
Both suspects left the store without the cigarette cartons.
O'Sullivan says the men drove away in a 2000 black Ford Explorer.
If you have information on this crime, contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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