$10,000 reward offered in Bellevue gun burglary

Police say three thieves rammed a car into the West Coast Armory and stole about 70 guns.

A reward of, up to $10,000 is being offered for information about a bold burglary at a gun store in Bellevue.

Thieves rammed a stolen car into the West Coast Armory on Tuesday around 3 a.m. Police say the three burglars stole about 70 guns, the majority of them handguns. Four semi-automatic files, one short-barreled rifle and a "silencer" was also taken.

Loading ...

Authorities said the suspects wore hooded sweatshirts and/or jackets, gloves and face coverings. No suspect descriptions were given.

The stolen car that was used to ram the store was later recovered after it was abandoned at a nearby apartment complex. Police believe the suspects may have had help fleeing the scene.

The ATF and National Shooting Sports Foundation are offering up to $5,000 each for information leading to their arrest.

Anyone with information should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477), via email at ATFTips@atf.gov, or contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips.