Police: Man used bat to steal cigarettes from Toano Shell

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Police are looking for a man accused of stealing cigarettes after using a bat to break into a Toano gas station.Toano Shell 2

Police say the man stole packs of red Newport cigarettes from the Toano Shell, located on the 9200 block of Barhamsville Road, on Aug. 3. He broke the glass front door of the store using a blue bat around 1 a.m., according to a James City County news release.

The man was wearing a black mask, gloves and a t-shirt with blue jeans and tennis shoes. He was also carrying a red sling bag, the release states.

Anyone with information on this crime should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, or the James City County Police Department’s Investigator Schugeld at 757-253-1800.