Thieves stole nearly 40 firearms from Orange County store

The thieves broke the main door to commit the theft of weapons.

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About 40 firearms They were stolen at dawn this Thursday from a store in the town of Garden Grove, Orange County.

Officers of the Garden Grove Police Department went to the Whitten Sales weapons business at 12812 Valley View Street at 12:16 a.m., where they found the store’s front door was broken, Garden Grove Police Sgt. Erick Ley reported.

The sergeant said the business owner observed images from a security camera when at least one individual was inside the premises.

The suspects they escaped in two vehicles before the arrival of the authorities.

The first reports indicated that, allegedly, the thieves robaron about 40 firearms that were in a safe inside the weapons store.

Police reported that the suspects they escaped in two BMW cars, one blue and the other silver.

It was not detailed what kind of weapons they stole, but on the Whitten Sales website they offer everything from pistols to rifles and shotguns.

The authorities asked for the collaboration of the community, and if you have information to assist the investigations, you can contact the Garden Grove police at 714-741-5872.

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