Another caller, a man standing in a nearby parking lot, said he heard the alarm sounding, then he saw two men run away with an “armful of guns.”
He saw a black car , and the back license plate was covered with tape, he told the dispatcher.
“It has to be them,” he said.
He then said Middletown police officers had arrived at the store.
Three Middletown residents were captured Sunday and charged for their alleged involvement in the theft of multiple firearms, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.
John Johnson, 32, and Simuel Albin Jr., 25, were charged with theft, theft of firearms and breaking and entering, according to Middletown police. Natasha Harrison, 25, was charged with complicity to theft, complicity to breaking and entering and for four warrants, police said.