Man breaks into Clinton Township smoke shop to steal thousands in cigarettes

Police say man broke through glass door at adjoining business

A Clinton Township smoke shop break-in suspect. (WDIV)
A Clinton Township smoke shop break-in suspect. (WDIV)

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man broke into a Clinton Township business and stole thousands of dollars' worth of cigarettes, police said.

The break-in happened around 2:40 a.m. Thursday at Smokers Express at 39749 Garfield Road in Clinton Township, officials said.

A man wearing gloves and a hooded sweatshirt broke the glass door at an adjoining business and smashed through a wall into the smoke shop, according to authorities.

He caused major damage to the building and got away carrying the cigarettes in a large trash bag and a gray storage bin, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Clinton Township police at 586-493-7854.

You can see video of the break-in scene below.

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