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Charlotte FBI offering reward for recovery of stolen weapons

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Colt M-16 and Remington 870 shotgun Colt M-16 and Remington 870 shotgun
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The Charlotte Division of the FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the recovery of two weapons stolen from a government vehicle.

Weapons and other equipment were taken from an FBI agent's vehicle parked in the SouthPark area of Charlotte between the evening hours of 08/05/2013 and early morning hours of 08/06/2013. The agent is part of a special response team and must be ready to respond 24/7 and therefore is authorized to store weapons in his vehicle.

Stolen items include:

  • Colt M-16 equipped with a Streamlight TRL-2 and a vertical forward hand grip
  • Remington 870 shotgun with pistol grip
  • Night Vision Equipment 
  • Body Armor- olive drab in color with FBI patches

All law enforcement agencies have been made aware of the theft and are assisting the FBI with the investigation.

Anyone with information should call FBI Charlotte immediately at 704-672-6700 or Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. 

In addition to the FBI's reward of up to $5,000, the person who provides information leading to the recovery of the weapons may also be eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward.

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