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Police: At least 40 guns stolen from Reno pawn store

Updated Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 | 3:30 p.m.

RENO — Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward in northern Nevada for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a suspect or suspects wanted for the theft of dozens of guns from a Reno pawn shop.

Reno police responded to a business alarm early Monday at Hi-Cap Pawn World where officers found the store on South Virginia Street had been robbed about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) south of downtown.

Police originally said at least 20 guns were stolen but later determined at least 40 valuable firearms were missing.

Detectives are attempting to identify an individual caught on a surveillance photo.

Anyone with information should contact Reno police at 775-334-2144 or Secret Witness at 775-322.4900.