Police investigate theft of nearly two-dozen firearms in Harford Co.

Nearly two-dozen firearms were stolen during a burglary in Harford County, Maryland, according to the Maryland State Police.

Shortly after 5:15 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police responded to the 2100 block of Pulaski Highway for a report of a breaking and entering at a pawn shop, according to a press release.

According to a preliminary investigation, police say multiple suspects arrived at the store and drove a stolen vehicle through the front doors of the store.

The suspects entered the store, broke the glass storage area to the gun cases and stole 23 weapons, according to police.

The suspects then fled the store in two unknown vehicles, police said.

Detectives from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division are leading the investigation into the burglary.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Bel Air Barrack at 410-879-2101.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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