On Sunday, September 1st, 2019, at approximately 4am, the Gladstone Co-op Gas Bar was broken into. Two males, wearing face coverings and gloves, gained entry through the front door by breaking a glass panel. They then attempted to break open the cigarette locker, unsuccessfully, and left the store with some small items. During this, they caused a significant amount of damage with an orange handled sledge hammer they brought along. The 2 males then left in a dark SUV driven by a third person.
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