Police search for leads after thieves steal over $3,000 worth of cigarettes and lighters

Police said on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 3:30am, these three suspects enter Speedway at 6425 E. Broad St. (Courtesy: CPD)

Police have been searching for the identities of a group of men accused of robbing an east Columbus gas station earlier this month.

Columbus Police said three men broke into the Speedway in the 6400 block of East Broad Street on April 12 around 3:30 a.m.

The men allegedly stole nearly $3,000 worth of cigarettes and $200 worth of lighters. Police said one of the suspects even took an employee's backpack.

The men then escaped in a small blue Nissan.

Anyone with information on this crime or the identity of any or all suspects is asked to contact Det. Conley in CPD's Burglary Unit at (614) 645-2157 or hconley@columbuspolice.org.

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