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Guns taken in pawn shop break-in

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Posted: Dec 31, 2013 2:50 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Guns, Taken, Pawn, Shop, Break

NEW ORLEANS- Police are searching for three suspects in the theft of about 20 handguns from a pawn shop in the city's Gentilly neighborhood.

Investigators say the men broke into the shop about 4 a.m. on Tuesday.

Surveillance video shows the men breaking into the shop on Gentilly Boulevard and rummaging through the store.

Police say the suspects smashed a glass display case and stole the guns before moving onto a case of electronics. The guns were taken from the shop in a garbage can.

Several electronics items also were stolen.

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