Authorities: 97 weapons stolen from Ohio firing range in 'bold' theft

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  1. POWELL, OHIO – Officials are offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of burglars involved in the theft of 97 weapons from a central Ohio firing range and gun-sales shop.

    Police say burglars cut a hole in a concrete-block wall and stole firearms and ammunition from the suburban Columbus business.

    Authorities tell WBNS-TV in Columbus that they a review of surveillance video shows that the theft was "bold and calculated"

    Powell Police Chief Gary Vest says the burglars cut a large oval hole in the back cinderblock wall of the building to gain access to the guns.

    The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosivesare helping Powell authorities with the investigation.

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