Police investigating State College Uni-Mart theft

Stolen cigarettes are prompting police to look for two men.

According to State College police, the incident happened at about 10 p.m. on June 28 at the Uni-Mart on South Atherton Street.

Two white males allegedly stole two cartons of Marlboro cigarettes after one of the men distracted the store cashier while the second man took the cartons from a box on the floor behind the counter.

Police say the first man is of average height, has a stocky build and a chin-strap beard. He was wearing a striped button-down shirt, khaki pants tucked into boots and a black baseball cap with a light-colored diamond, worn backward.

The second man of average height with dark hair and a thin build.

The men reportedly left the scene in a red Jeep.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 234-7150, email or submit an anonymous tip through the website,