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REWARD: Info wanted in firearm theft

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of 39 firearms from Wilmington Guns, Federal Firearm Licensee.

According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), unknown persons broke into Wilmington Guns, located at 7213 Market Street. A total of 39 handguns were stolen during the early morning hours.

The ATF and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) are both offering $5,000 rewards for the information leading to arrests.

The ATF and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are investigating the burglary.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867).  All calls will be kept confidential. 

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