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Nearly $900 worth of cigarettes stolen in Lincoln Co break-in, deputies say

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LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Deputies in Lincoln County are looking for two white males they say broke into a Vale business.

Deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Half Way Supply in Vale and discovered the store had been the victim of a break-in, according to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies arrived at 12:17 a.m. Sunday to find the glass in the front door had been broken out and a large rock lying on the floor. 

Deputies cleared the inside of the building and did not find anyone inside. 

Stolen in the break-in were approximately 25 cartons of cigarettes valued at $875.

Surveillance video indicated the suspects were two white males driving a burgundy Jeep Grand Cherokee.  One of the suspects had a goatee.

Investigation into the theft is continuing.

Anyone with information about the break-in and larceny should call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 704-736-8856 or Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

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