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Gun theft raises alarm: police say secure your weapons

(Source: Little Rock Police Dept. via Twitter) (Source: Little Rock Police Dept. via Twitter)
(KAIT/KATV) -

A recent robbery at a sporting goods store in Little Rock has police issuing a warning to secure your firearms.

According to KATV, Little Rock police tweeted a two-part video of the incident that happened at Academy Sports + Outdoors, 11400 W. Markham St.

The person appeared to be dressed in tan overalls, a black backpack, and a sweater.

He went into the storage area of the store.  

You can then see him on the main floor where he grabs two AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.

 

According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, from 2010 to 2015 nearly 10,000 guns that were a part of crimes across the country were stolen from licensed firearm retailers.

For reaction from the Bryant Police Department, click here.

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