Houston police reported the theft of cigars from a shoplifting caught on video.

Joshua A. Laster, 19, of 1116 Orchard Grove St., in Houston, was issued a citation July 11 for stealing under $500 after being caught shoplifting two packages of cigars valued at $1.19 each from Smokers Express in Houston.

An officer cited Laster after observing surveillance video that showed him dropping the cigars into a backpack being held open by a 15-year-old Bucyrus male.

The juvenile male’s case was turned over the juvenile office.

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