Police: Man steals more than 100 packs of cigarettes from Tonawanda 7-Eleven


TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 7-Eleven store on Delaware Street in Tonawanda was robbed early Friday morning.

Tonawanda police say the suspect came in around 1:50 a.m. and threatened the clerk with harm before taking more than 100 packs of Newport cigarettes. The cigarettes are valued at more than $1,200.

Police described the suspect as a white man with a medium build. He stands at 5’10” and was wearing jeans and a blue shirt. No weapon was displayed.

After the incident, police say the suspect got into a blue Ford, possibly a Fusion, and headed south on Delaware.

Detectives are investigating this incident.

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