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Man arrested in Lakeside Short Stop tobacco burglary

DULUTH, MN -- Duluth Police arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of stealing tobacco from the Lakeside Short Stop late Saturday night. 

According to authorities, an employee at the business reported seeing broken glass and someone inside the building while remotely checking their cameras Saturday night. 

When Duluth Police arrived at the convenience store at 54th Avenue E. and E. Superior St., they located tracks in the fresh snow leaving the gas station.

Duluth Police used a K9 to follow the tracks, which led them to a home on the 1900 Block of 51st Ave E. 

Police say they found the suspect inside with the stolen tobacco products and his clothing matched with what was on the surveillance camera. 

The suspect allegedly admitted to the burglary was arrested. 

No word on how much tobacco he allegedly stole. 

Kaitlyn Moffett

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