Both the Corner Store and Jim's Variety were robbed this past Saturday (Jan. 16) night in Athens. A $500 cash reward is being offered by the store's owners for information leading to the conviction of whoever committed the burglaries.

Security camera footage released to the police shows the burglar trying to break into Athens Corner Store overnight Saturday into Sunday. The same person may have also broken into Jim’s Variety the same night. Stolen were more than $1,500 worth of tobacco products.

Footage also shows a truck that might have been used in the burglaries.

We were broken into early this morning. It looks like they stole 15 or so cartons of cigarettes (mostly Old Gold,...

Posted by Jim's Variety on Saturday, January 16, 2016