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Hundreds of dollars of cigarettes stolen from Amherst County store

Break-in happened early Saturday morning

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MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. – The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man seen in surveillance footage after a break-in.

The break-in happened at The Smoke Shop on S. Amherst Highway in Madison Heights on Saturday.

Surveillance video shows that at about 1:25 a.m., a man broke a window out of the door and entered the store, stealing several hundred dollars’ worth of cigarettes.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Investigator R. Oliver at 434-946-9373 ext.5. Callers can also remain anonymous by contacting Central Virginia Crimestoppers at 1-888-798-5900.


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