Cigarette bandits hit again in Jones and Perry Counties

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The cigarette bandits have hit again in Jones and Perry Counties.

Jones County Sheriff's deputies say 3 suspects are believed to be involved in a Wednesday night smash-and-grab off of Interstate-59 at the Chevron Keith Superstores in Moselle.

Investigators said surveillance video shows a suspect outside in the car, and the other two entering the store and grab an undisclosed amount of Newport cigarettes and cigars.

Another smash and grab took place in Perry County.  Authorities said about $600 worth of cigarettes were stolen.

The cigarette bandits have robbed over a half a dozen stores within the last couple weeks.

Police say if you have any information or can help authorities identify these individuals seen in this video please contact your local police department or crimestoppers.

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