Killeen burglar steals cigarettes, lottery tickets

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 3:38pm

The Killeen Police Department is searching for a man who stole cigarettes and lottery tickets at the Gate Way Food Mart.

It happened at around 1:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Elms Road on Thursday.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the bottom window near the front door shattered.

Security footage shows a man breaking into the store. He is described as a black male, about 6' tall, weighting about 170 pounds, wearing a black ball cap, a gray short sleeved shirt and white tennis shoes.

Once inside, the man took numerous cartons of cigarettes and lottery tickets. He then ran from the scene.

Detectives are asking anyone who may recognize this man or anyone who knows about this burglary to contact Crime Stoppers ast 526-TIPS (8477) or go online at or text KILLEEN with your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is confidential and anonymous. If your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.


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