Hattiesburg tobacco store burglarized early Wednesday morning

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - While most people were taking cover from the storm others were on the streets for the wrong reason.

Authorities say someone broke into a discount tobacco store early Wednesday morning. The break-in occurred around 4 a.m. at a store on Broadway drive.

The suspect or suspects broke windows and entered the building. An employee said considerable damage was also done to the inside of the building.

The suspects got away with several cartons of cigarettes.

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