ATF offers $10,000 reward for information about recent gun store thefts

DENVER -- Thieves have stolen 45 firearms from three gun dealers in Colorado since April, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The ATF is offering a $10,000 reward for information about the recent burglaries. Investigators believe the recent smash-and-grab thefts might be related.

On April 18, four or five masked suspects stole 22 handguns and rifles from the Springs Armory on Waynoka Road in Colorado Springs.

On May 24, four suspects stole 11 handguns from the Triple J Armory on County Line Road in Littleton.

And on May 26, two suspects stole 12 semiautomatic rifles and handguns from Machine Gun Tours on Colfax Avenue in Lakewood.

Anyone with information is asked to call the ATF tip line at 1-800-283-4867 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.