PSP looking for Monroe Co. firearms theft suspects

CHESTNUTHILL TWP., Pa. – Police in Monroe County are searching for two individuals accused of smashing a window and getting into a enterprise to steal firearms. 

It occurred in a single day Friday simply earlier than 1:00 a.m. at Sabersouth Firearms, positioned within the 2000 block of State Route 209. 

Officers say the 2 unknown suspects smashed a window on the west facet of the constructing, entered the shop and stole roughly 28 handguns that have been on show. The suspects are described as sporting hooded jackets, face masks and gloves on the time of the incident. 

“The alarm did not kick in till they opened up a show case that had the weapons in it and that is once they hustled. They took 28 firearms and so they left,” mentioned State Police Trooper Anthony Petroski.

Investigators are checking surveillance cameras within the space.

Proper now, they don’t seem to be saying what kind of firearms have been stolen, however they’re saying anybody who buys one in every of them could be breaking the legislation.

“We do not need these weapons on the road being offered. We do not need them falling within the arms of criminals, people who’re felons who cannot go right into a gun retailer and legally buy one in order that’s why we’re working exhausting on this and that is why we’re asking for the general public’s assist,” Petroski mentioned.

Anybody with info is requested to contact PSP Trooper Ronald Ziobro at (570) 646-2271 or at [email protected] 

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