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35 Guns Stolen From Virginia Store After Similar Burglary in Maryland

This is the second time in a week that a gun store was burglarized

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    35 Guns Stolen From Virginia Store After Similar Burglary in Maryland
    Fairfax County Police Department

    Thieves stole 35 guns from a store in Fairfax County, Virginia, this weekend, just days after 30 guns were stolen from another store in the D.C. area, police say.

    Three men stole 35 guns from 50 West Armory, on Metrotech Drive in Chantilly, early Saturday, Fairfax County police said. Officers responded to a burglary alarm.

    Three days earlier, two people broke into a gun store about 30 miles to the northeast. The duo stole 30 guns in just 90 seconds, surveillance video from inside United Gun shop in Rockville, Maryland, shows.

    Fairfax County police have contacted Montgomery County police to see if the two burglaries are related.

    The suspects in the burglary in Chantilly were caught on video surveillance. Images from the video show two of the men working to open the door.

    Police described the first suspect as a black man about 22 to 30 years old who stands 5-foot-9 to 6-foot and weighs 190 to 210 pounds. He had dreadlocks and was wearing a blue jacket.

    Police described the second suspect as a black man about 18 to 22 years old who stands 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-1 and weighs 165 to 185 pounds. He was wearing a dark jacket with a silver stripe down the sleeves, jeans, black shoes and light-colored gloves.

    Police described the third suspect as a black man about 18 to 22 years old who stands 5-foot-11 to 6-foot and weighs 150 to 170 pounds. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans, black shoes and light-colored gloves.

    Anyone with information is asked to call police at 703-691-2131 or 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), visit www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or send a text message with "TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES.