Columbus police searching for a smoking thief

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police are on the lookout for a suspected smoking burglar.

In a Facebook post, Columbus police posted a video of a suspect smoking a cigarette while illegally being on a construction site on East Long Street.

According to police, the man stole a Milwaukee drill and tote bag, as well as other construction items, valued at approximately $1,000.

Anyone with info on this suspect’s identity is asked to contact Det. Thomas in CPD’s Burglary Unit at 614-645-2127 or

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