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Watch: Thieves Use Pickup Truck To Break Into Tulsa Walgreens

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Surveillance photo of the pickup truck backing into the front doors Surveillance photo of the pickup truck backing into the front doors
Picture of the store's damaged doors. Picture of the store's damaged doors.
Surveillance photo of two men stealing cigarettes inside the Walgreens Surveillance photo of two men stealing cigarettes inside the Walgreens
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Cigarette thieves used a white Ford F-150 pickup truck to break into a Tulsa Walgreens store early Friday morning.

Tulsa Police say the burglary occurred at the store at 15th and Yale.

After smashing in the front door, police say the burglars went inside and stole cigarettes then drove away in the truck.

"Cigarettes are worth a lot of money on the streets," Tulsa Police Cpl. Gene Watkins said. "You can turn them easily into cash."

Police released surveillance video of the pickup backing into the door and two men with laundry baskets running inside and stealing cigarettes.

"Obviously, they probably had buyers and they knew what brands would sell the quickest for them," Watkins said. "They maybe have a convenient store they're going to resell them to so that's the kind of stuff we'll be looking into."

The door was secured with wood panels until the store could repair the damage.

Tulsa Police Cpl. Gene Watkins says the thieves steal cigarettes because they are an easy item to sell and make money.

If anyone knows anything about the burglary, the Ford pickup truck, or the two men, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.

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