Police Investigate Gun Thefts at Champaign Store


CHAMPAIGN - Police are investigating a string of gun thefts at the Rural King in Champaign.

The first case occurred around 3:45 a.m. on Aug. 25, according to a report from Champaign Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers confirms that two white men wearing masks forced their way into the store and stole a rifle.

On Tuesday, a Rural King manager confirmed that an additional break-in occurred overnight. The exact number of firearms stolen remains under investigation.

Champaign Police could not be reached for more information on Tuesday.


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