Burglar gets away with trashbag full of cigarettes

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Fayetteville police are searching for the man who forced entry into the Walgreens pharmacy on March 12 and made off with a trash bag full of Newport cigarettes. Photo/Fayetteville Police Department.
Fayetteville police are searching for the man who forced entry into the Walgreens pharmacy on March 12 and made off with a trash bag full of Newport cigarettes. Photo/Fayetteville Police Department.

Fayetteville police are interesting in locating the man who forcibly entered the Walgreens pharmacy on South Glynn Street on March 12 and made off with a trash bag full of cigarettes.

Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Jeff Harris said the break-in at the pharmacy occurred on March 12 at approximately 1:45 a.m. Harris said the man was able to pry open the front door and left after filling a trash bag with Newport cigarettes.

Harris said the man was described as a black male wearing gray sweatpants, a dark gray sweatshirt, a red shirt and yellow gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contract Detective Tyler Simpson at 770-719-4227 or at tsimpson@fayetteville-ga.gov

In unincorporated Fayette County, the theft of a motorcycle from an unlocked storage shed at a residence on Hillcrest Avenue off Milam Road was reported on March 10, said Sheriff Barry Babb.

In Tyrone, a burglary reported on March 9 involved one or more persons entering a shed on Castlewood Road by removing the door frame and stealing items such as a mower and leaf blower, said Tyrone Police Department spokesman Philip Nelson.