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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

October 23, 2009

Contact: Assistant Special Agent in Charge Russell May

(215) 446-7800

ATF Offers $5,000 Reward in Gun Store Theft

PHILADELPHIA — Mark W. Potter, Special Agent in Charge of the Philadelphia Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announced that ATF is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a burglary and theft that occurred on October 23rd at the Keystone Country Store, Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania. Two burglars used a hammer to break the front windows of the business.  During the burglary 16 handguns were stolen from the gun store.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867) Harrisburg Field Office of ATF at (717) 231-3400, or Pennsylvania State Police (877) 777-6835.  All calls will be kept confidential.

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