$10,000 offered for information on stolen firearms out of Big Spring

$10,000 offered for information on stolen firearms out of Big Spring
Two suspects break into a Higginbotham Brother store in Big Spring (Source: Big Spring Howard County Crimestoppers, Facebook)

BIG SPRING, TX (KCBD) - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives along with the National Sports Shooting Foundation are offering a large reward for anyone who has information on an April 12 firearm burglary in Big Spring.

Five-thousand dollars is being offered on behalf of AFT and another $5,000 is offered by the NSSF.

The theft occurred in the Higginbotham Brothers store, located at 1900 E. Farm to Market Road 700 in Big Spring, according to an ATF news release. The two suspects broke into the facility at around 1:45 a.m. and used a baseball bat to break a glass display and left with 15 firearms.

Video surveillance footage from the store was able to capture the ordeal.

The first suspect is described as a male, standing at around 5 feet, 8 inches with a medium-heavy build. During the burglary, he was wearing dark-colored pants, a dark hooded sweatshirt, ten tennis shoes, and was wearing a dark mask and glove.

The second subject is described as a male standing at the same height with a thin build. During the burglary, he was wearing dark or gray pants, a dark two-toned sweatshirt with red lettering, dark tennis shoes and one dark glove on his left hand.

Information can be reported to the Big Spring Howard County Crimestoppers at 432-263-TIPS or by using its website at www.p3tips.com. Information can also be relayed to the ATF directly by calling 1-469-227-4300 or 1-800-ATF-GUNS.

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