Thieves drive car through Youngstown gas station, steal $4K

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Reports said someone drove a car through the side of a Market Street gas station early Tuesday morning and stole $4,000.

Police were called about 4:25 a.m. for a report of an alarm at the Gateway Gas Mart, 1231 Market St. When officers got there, they found a car rammed into the building.

After the car was towed, police went inside with the owner and discovered a safe and a cash register were missing, reports said. It was estimated $4,000 was taken.

No one was with the car when police arrived. Whoever is responsible also took cigarettes and cigars.

“When I come here, the police call me early in the morning they said something break your store, he said big damage here and then I come here and it’s a big shock,” said store owner Tony Singh.

They damaged the supply to the gas pumps and the owner said it could take months before he is able to reopen.

Detectives are investigating.

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