Thieves smash into Eckville gas station to steal smokes

A large number of cigarettes were stolen from a gas station in Eckville on Monday evening.

Sylvan Lake RCMP said in a statement that two men smashed the front door of the Eckville Super Service gas station at about 10 p.m.

Then one masked man entered the business and took the cigarettes before fleeing with a second man in a white 2005 to 2007 Ford F250 or F350 truck.

Both male suspects are described as 25 to 30 years of age, medium build and weighing between 77 and 81 kgs (170 – 180 lbs).

Sylvan Lake RCMP are asking anyone who may have information to contact them at 403-858-7200. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

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