Wanted Suspects Accused of Stealing $20K Worth of Guns

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Tony’s Gun Shop Surveillance Photo/Provided

SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Deputies with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Department are searching for two men who allegedly broke into a gun shop early Friday morning stealing several guns valued at $20,000.

Police say that around 2 a.m., the pair broke the front door lock of Tony’s Gun Shop, located at 4308 Broad Street, where they smashed display cases and filled bags with weapons before fleeing.

The suspects are described as black males wearing dark clothing and baseball caps.

One wore a red bandanna as a face mask, the wore a blue bandanna and a face mask, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 436-2000 or CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to: www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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