Your humble correspondent loves to smoke cigarettes; the nicotine helps him maintain a delicate state of cognitive dissonance.
Even wrapped in an enrapturing wreath of smoke, however, this reporter would never have contemplated that a man would rob and risk imprisonment to feed a tobacco addiction. Yet, apparently, a man will, for a man did, earlier this week in Weston.
Toronto Police report that Rick’s Market and Movies at 1925 Weston Road was robbed by a man who approached the counter and requested a carton of cigarettes. He grabbed it from the teller’s hands before fleeing south on Weston Rd.
Police are seeking a wheezing male in his early 20s.