Thieves steal $3K in cigarettes from gas station in Forsyth County

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Two men broke into a Chevron gas station and stole about $3,000 in cigarettes, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

Deputies were dispatched At about 1:30 a.m. July 30 to the Chevron at 7730 McGinnis Ferry Road after the store alarm went off.

When deputies arrived, they could see someone smashed the front glass and took several packs of cigarettes. Deputies said they cleared the area for suspects but found no one inside.

Video surveillance captured two men with backpacks break into the gas station with a yellow hatchet and steal between 500 to 600 packs of cigarettes.

They fled on their bicycles toward Old Atlanta Road.