Guns stolen from West Quincy pawn shop
Thu, 17 May 2012 14:47:58 GMT —
We now know that a total of 12 handguns were reported stolen from the West Quincy Pawn Shop early Thursday morning, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.
Deputies responded to an alarm at the building at 1:12 a.m. and discovered that someone had forced their way into the building by shattering a window.
A number of items were stolen, including the 12 handguns and jewelry valued at $3,000.
Investigators were still processing the scene about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
A security camera caught the burglar on tape.
The burglar is described as 6-foot tall, white male who was wearing a black or dark hooded sweatshirt, jeans and white shoes.
"Well we're hoping to get this out to the public and if anybody has any information they can call us here at the Sheriff's office in Palmyra and they can remain anonymous if they want to," Detective Mike Miller said.
Anyone with information about the case should contact the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 888-769-2077.