ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KMSP) - St. Cloud police are trying to identify four men involved in the theft of $4,300 in cigarettes from a pair of grocery stores. In both cases, the suspects used at least one person as a lookout while the others stuffed cartons of cigarettes into trash bags.
Cash Wise East
1001 4th Street SE
Dec. 18, 2:41 a.m.
Two men allegedly jumped the service counter while two others appeared to watch for store employees. The suspects stole several cartons of various brands of cigarettes valued at approximately $2,700.
900 Cooper Avenue S.
Jan. 6, 4:01 a.m.
One man went behind the counter while three others appeared to watch for store employees. The suspects stole several cartons of various brands of cigarettes valued at approximately $1,600.
Anyone with information is urged to contact St. Cloud police at 320-251-1200 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 and www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime tips can also be texted to Tri-County Crime Stoppers. Enter 274637 ("Crimes") into the destination box, start your text with TRITIP, enter a space, then type in the tip information.