Truck rams doors to Waldorf gun shop; firearms stolen

Fred’s Outdoors, off Crain Highway in Waldorf, Maryland, was broken into Tuesday morning after a pickup truck rammed the front doors. (Courtesy NBC Washington)

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for two suspects after a pickup truck rammed into a Charles County, Maryland, gun shop. The thieves stole as many as 10 firearms.

The burglary occurred around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fred’s Outdoors on U.S. Route 301 near Holly Lane in Waldorf.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said the suspects broke through a grated metal barrier to gain access to the store. The suspects then used a tool to get through several layers of security.

Officers arrived within two minutes after an alarm alerted them to the burglary, but the suspects had already fled. Several firearms were stolen.

No one was in the store during the theft and there were no injuries reported.

Below is a map of the area.

Glynis Kazanjian

Glynis Kazanjian has been a freelance writer covering Maryland politics and government on the local, state and federal for the last 11 years. Her work is published in Maryland Matters, the Baltimore Post Examiner, Bethesda Beat and Md. Reporter. She has also worked as a true crime researcher.

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