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Friday, August 26, 2016

ATF, Firearms Industry Offer Reward in Greenfield, Ind. Firearms Theft



INDIANAPOLIS – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) – the trade association for the firearms industry – announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from J&M Outdoors, a federal firearms licensee located in Greenfield, Ind.

ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total possible reward of $10,000.

At approximately 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, an individual or individuals broke into the business, located at 3527 West U.S. 40, Greenfield, Ind., and stole approximately 12 firearms.  ATF is working with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department to investigate the incident.

Anyone having information about this burglary should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867).  All calls will be kept confidential.

This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF rewards in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed retailers.  ATF works closely with the members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms.

More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov or visit ATF on Twitter or Facebook.

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