Man steals cigarettes from Pearl gas station during burglary

Photo: Pearl PD

PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) –Pearl Police are investigating a gas station burglary that happened last week.

Lt. Brian McGairty said on December 9 around 3:30 a.m., they went to the Midwest Service Station on the corner of Highway 80 and Bierdeman Road.

Someone threw a rock through the front door to gain entry.

Police said the burglar was inside less than a minute. He grabbed several cartons and packs of cigarettes. Lt. McGairty said the thief left in a dark-colored sedan that was missing the passenger side headlight and hubcap.

The burglary was caught on surveillance video.

Anyone who recognizes the man in the photos, contact police.

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