Cigarette thefts at Ipswich

Detectives are seeking public assistance to identify two men involved in a series of thefts targeting cigarettes.

During the night of May 5, a man broke into a supermarket on Redbank Plains Road at Redbank Plains to steal cigarettes, a sum of money and chocolate.

It is believed that the same man also broke into supermarket on Leon Capra Drive at Augustine Heights on May 30 and stole cigarettes.

Investigators believe that these thefts are linked to another that occurred on July 25 last year where a different man broke into a store on Brisbane Street at West Ipswich.

The man stole a large amount of money and cigarettes. He was then later involved in driving off from a petrol station without paying.

While these incidents appear isolated, police believe that they are to other similar thefts across the region.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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