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Police seek man who stole 18 handguns from hardware store

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Posted at 8:33 PM, Jul 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-03 22:33:44-04

ROOSEVELT, Utah – Roosevelt Police and federal investigators are trying to find a man who stole 18 semi-automatic handguns during a burglary at a hardware store.

The incident took place on June 23 at Stewart’s Ace Hardware on U.S. Highway 40 in Roosevelt.

The suspect used a hammer to break the glass in a side door and then broke the glass on the gun display case. The store estimated the total value of the stolen weapons to be about $14,000.

If caught, the burglar would face both local and federal charges.

Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect is asked to call Roosevelt Police at 435-722-2330.