Man steals $300 worth of cigarettes from Central El Paso dollar store


The search is on for the man accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of cigarettes from a Central El Paso dollar store earlier this month.

According to a news release, the burglary happened during the overnight hours of January 6 at the Dollar General located at 3028 Pershing.

Investigators say the suspect used a large rock to break in to the store before stealing 50 packs of cigarettes worth more than $300.

The suspect is described as a black man in his middle 20s to late 30s and 5’7″ to 5’11” tall. He was wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans, and white athletic shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at

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