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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

August 19, 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), today 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 Aug. 19 at Nimrod Haven Firearms in Hanover Township, Pa. Burglars used a vehicle to break in the front doors of the business. During the burglary 33 handguns were stolen from the gun store.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867) or the Hanover Township Police Department at (570) 825-1270. All calls will be kept confidential.

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