Lexington Police seek help to identify cigarette burglar

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The Lexington Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual involved in a recent burglary at the Rainbow Gas Garden in Lexington. Police also have images of a vehicle seen driving to and from the incident location.

At approximately 3 a.m. on Monday an unknown white male broke into the Rainbow Gas Garden through the glass front door. Once inside the business, the subject took twelve cartons of Newport cigarettes before exiting the building. The male subject came and left in an black unknown make and model sedan.

The white male involved in this burglary was described as wearing a red t-shirt under a black hooded zip up sweatshirt, blue jeans, black ski mask, and purple gloves.

If anyone has any information on the identity of this person or witness to this crime, they are urged to contact the Lexington Police Department at 803-359- 6260 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC.