Bedford County deputies search for man after Tobacco Express burglary


BEDFORD CO., Va. – Bedford County deputies say someone burglarized a tobacco store early Saturday morning. 

The burglary alarm went off at the Tobacco Express on Forest Road at 4:53 a.m. Once deputies arrived, they found the front door had been broken.

The business owner told police 14 cigarette cartons had been stolen. Deputies have not yet made an arrest. 

Surveillance video shows a man entering the store. He is approximately 6’ tall. He was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, blue gloves, white shoes and flat brim hat. He also had a white cloth or shirt covering his face.

Anyone with information on this crime can call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900 or Text 274637. Crime Stopper callers remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward up to $1,000.