UPDATE: ATF offers reward in Kansas gun theft case

By: KAKE News - Email
By: KAKE News - Email

SALINA, Kan. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is now offering a reward in connection to the theft of a large number of guns from a Kansas sporting goods store early last week.

On Monday, the ATF announced a reward up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for the break-in at Cleve's Marine and Sporting Goods in Salina

On April 14, employees discovered the store had been burglarized and that numerous guns were missing.

The investigation is being conducted by the ATF and Salina Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to call the ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS or Salina Police at 785-826-7210.

Previous story - April 15, 2014:

Police are investigating after more than 100 guns and several knives were stolen from a Salina sporting goods store.

Approximately 140 guns and 10 knives were stolen during a break-in at Cleve's Marine and Sporting Goods, located at 136 South Broadway in Salina.

Salina Police said the break-in happened sometime between Saturday night and Monday morning, and believe the thief or thieves entered through a garage door before disabling the alarm system.

A large number of handguns and semi-automatic rifles were stolen as well as 9mm, .40, .45, .300, .223 and 7.62x39 caliber ammunition.

Loss is estimated at approximately $60,000.

Police detectives interview the store's owner

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