Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are asking for the public's help to find the person responsible for breaking into a store and stealing cigarettes.

The crime took place March 30th at the A One Express at 163 Rabon Road.

Sheriff Leon Lott says the suspect threw a large rock through the glass door of the business, then crawled inside. Deputies say he then filled a trash can with $1,600 worth of Newport cigarettes.

Lott says a silver SUV, possibly a Jeep Grand Cherokee, may be connected with the crime.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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