Suspect arrested in string of 15 Colorado Springs convenience store thefts

Crime

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police have arrested a man who they say was involved in a string of 15 thefts from convenience stores in Colorado Springs.

Police said the theft pattern started in early June. The suspect would enter a convenience store, walk behind the counter, grab cartons of cigarettes, and walk back out of the store, according to police. In most of the cases, he put the cigarettes in a trash bag before leaving.

Police said the suspect was arrested without incident on Wednesday.

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