Several rifles stolen from pawn shop in Philadelphia


At least 7 long rifles were stolen from Philadelphia Gun and Pawn recently.
Employees noticed inventory missing from the store and while viewing surveillance footage, saw several males enter the business multiple times within a week.  These males were seen taking the guns from the store.
At approximately 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2nd employees noticed the same individuals return to the store and alerted law enforcement.  Officers arrived and took 3 individuals into custody.  A forth person got into a vehicle and fled the scene.
Officers alerted Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) to be on the look out for the vehicle.  NCSO located and stopped the vehicle and took 4 individuals into custody.  All four were transported to the Philadelphia Police Department.
Philadelphia Chief of Police, Eric Lyons says investigators are currently interviewing suspects and gathering information to get the weapons recovered and back to the pawn shop.  The case is ongoing and and more information such as charges and identities of those involved may be made available as the investigation continues.