Video shows man stealing $4K in cigarettes from Ocala gas station

Man caught on surveillance filling garbage can with stolen cigarettes


OCALA, Fla. – Ocala police are searching for the man they say smashed the front door of a gas station and stole more than $4,000 in cigarettes.

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Police said the robbery was reported at the BP station on South Pine Avenue in Ocala on Saturday morning.

Surveillance video showed the burglar smashing in the glass door, going into the store with a garbage can and filling it with cartons of cigarettes.

Contact police or Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP or at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com if you have any information on the burglary.