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As many as 100 cartons of cigarettes valued at $10,000 were stolen from the back of a delivery truck Friday afternoon on the city’s West Side, Buffalo police said.

The theft occurred between 2 and 2:30 p.m. Friday while the driver was away from his truck, which was parked at Porter Avenue and Columbus Parkway, said police, who noted two males in a black SUV were seen taking the cigarettes.