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Guns Stolen In Rural Orion, IL Burglary


Henry County authorities are investigating a burglary reported early in the morning hours of Tuesday July 9, 2013.

Two suspects forced entry to a rural Orion building and removed several guns worth several thousand dollars.

Both the suspects and their vehicle were captured on security cameras and images are included below.

Authorities say the suspects drove what appeared to be a mini-van or SUV.

Both suspects appeared to be male.

One was wearing a Dale Earnhardt, Jr. jacket with the large number "8″ on it.

The other suspect wore a lighter colored jacket and was possibly wearing glasses.

Both suspects obscured their faces.

Officials warn that any time firearms are taken by criminals it raises the danger to both the public and to law enforcement.

"Quite often these guns go right to the street ," said Henry County Sheriff, Jim Padilla. "We just don't want them to get in the wrong hands and cause injury to somebody."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Henry County Crime Stoppers at 800-227-2324.

All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and if your tip leads to a felony arrest you could be eligible for a cash reward.

See images of the suspects here...

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