Lexington police said a thief left a trail of evidence behind while running from the scene Friday morning.
Police responded to the Speedway on Tates Creek Road just before 2 a.m. after an alarm went off.
When they got there, officers said they found the front glass door smashed in with a large rock.
They said they also found a path of stolen cigarettes leading out of the store.
They believe the thief had a car waiting on Old Tabor Road.
As of this writing, police are still searching for the suspect.