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Reward offered in Warren County gun store break-in

UPDATE @ 4:20 p.m.

A $2,500 reward is offered after 15 firearms were stolen during an early morning break-in at Firepower Arms & Supply.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a trade association for the firearms industry, announced the reward  up to $2,500 Wednesday afternoon for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the burglary at the gun shop, 723 Reading Road.

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The ATF is working with the Mason Police Department to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information about this burglary is urged to contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867). Individuals also may email ATFTips@atf.gov, or contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips. Tips also may be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. Tipsters may remain anonymous. 

FIRST REPORT

Several guns were stolen when a firearms store was broken into early Wednesday morning.

The break-in happened just after 2 a.m. at Firepower Arms & Supply in the 700 block of Reading Road. Mason police responded after an alarm activated and found a front window broken out. 

Three males were able to remove an unknown number of firearms, police said. Detectives are on scene working to determine the type and number of firearms stolen. 

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Police are looking for one male suspect wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, another wearing blue and white basketball shorts with a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, and a third suspect wearing tight black jeans with a grey hooded sweatshirt with black on the sleeves. One of the suspects had neon green gloves.

Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com

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