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Guns stolen during break-ins at Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops this week

Posted at 12:50 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 18:36:13-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials are investigating after multiple firearms were stolen from two sporting goods stores in Kansas this week.

On Friday morning, suspects broke into a Cabela’s store at 10300 Cabela Drive in Kansas City, Kansas, and stole several firearms, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Explosives and Firearms said in a news release.

KCK police believe three suspects were involved in the theft, a spokesman said. It was not immediately clear how many guns were stolen.

Earlier this week, Olathe police investigated a break-in at Bass Pro Shops at 12051 S. Renner Boulevard. Multiple firearms were taken from the store during the incident, which occurred around 11:45 p.m. Monday.

Officials have not said whether they believe the two thefts are connected.

The ATF, which is investigating the two incidents along with police, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in both cases.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the ATF at 1-800-283-4867, of by texting 63975.