$35,000 in cigarettes stolen during weekend break and enter at Clearview Township gas station

The suspects smashed a front door window to gain entry to the gas station

Huronia West OPP is appealing for information and witnesses following a weekend break and enter at a Shell gas station in Clearview Township that netted thieves about $35,000 in cigarettes.

Police said the two suspects broke into the Shell gas station at County Road 10 and Highway 26 in Clearview Township around 1 a.m. Sunday by breaking the window in the front door. A third suspect was believed to be operating a truck. The vehicle fled eastbound on Highway 26.

Police obtained a description of the suspects that entered the store and the involved vehicle. Police do not yet have a description of the third suspect.

  Suspect #1: 

  • Caucasian male
  • Heavy build
  • Approximately 5 feet 7 inches – 6 feet tall
  • Was wearing dark jeans, black hooded sweater, mask, and gloves

  Suspect #2:   

  • Possibly female or youth
  • Slim build
  • Approximately 5 feet tall
  • Was wearing dark jeans, black hooded sweater, mask, and gloves

  Suspect vehicle:

  • White 2008 or newer cube van, possibly a Ford E-series model
  • Multivans truck body
  • Black stripe approximately 2 inches wide along the front fender and door, just under the window on the driver’s side