Police in Tuscaloosa say several young men broke into a gun store and stole between 10 and 30 guns.
Police Capt. Brad Mason tells the Tuscaloosa News the break-in happened early in the morning on July 12. Mason said the men used a stolen van to break down the door of the store.
Mason said a witness told officers he heard a loud crash and then saw five or six men enter and leave the store and then drive away in a white vehicle.
Officers who responded to the scene noticed a white Chevrolet Express van nearby with the engine running, a damaged ignition switch and a damaged bumper.
Mason said the store owners are working to determine exactly how many guns were stolen.
Federal authorities are helping with the investigation.
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