High-powered rifles stolen from Bass Pro Shops in Denver

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DENVER -- High-powered weapons were possibly stolen during a burglary at the Bass Pro Shops at The Shops at Northfield Stapleton early Thursday morning.

The Denver Police Department said a silent alarm went off about 2:30 a.m. and that guns were possibly taken from the store.

Police said hunting rifles, a shotgun and other merchandise were stolen from the store. Thieves did not take AR-15 assault rifles like police originally feared.

A glass door on the west side of the store was broken, indicating an entry point for the thieves. Police secured the 180,000-square-foot store and found no one inside.

No suspect description has been released.

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