For Immediate Release
ATF Offers Reward in Gun Store Armed Robbery
ATF and San Antonio PD, Seek Public’s Help in Firearms Theft From Cash America Pawn FFL
San Antonio, Texas. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in conjunction with the San Antonio Police Department is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for a robbery at Cash America Pawn, a federal firearms licensee.
Cash America Pawn, 1114 Bandera Road, San Antonio, was robbed on May 18, 2023, at approximately 9:50 a.m. Four suspects believed to be male entered the store dressed in dark clothing. Two of the suspects were armed. Three victims were inside the business and approximately 14 firearms and a variety of jewelry was reported stolen to the San Antonio Police Department. ATF Industry Operations Investigators responded to the FFL and conducted an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.
The getaway vehicle has been found and two of the suspects have been apprehended. Two suspects are still at large. ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.
“ATF will leverage the partnerships that we have with San Antonio Police Department to see to it that all suspects involved in this robbery will be held accountable,” ATF Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski said. “ATF’s Crime Gun Intelligence in conjunction with other investigative resources will also be used to recover the stolen firearms.”
Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at (888) ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), or the San Antonio Police Department at (210) 207-7273. Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.
ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes, and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.