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Guns Taken in Del. Hardware Store Burglary

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Surveillance photo of the suspect. Surveillance photo of the suspect.

OCEAN VIEW, Del.- Delaware State Police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly broke into an Ocean View hardware store and stole numerous handguns.

According to police, shortly after 8:15 p.m. on Nov. 6, surveillance cameras captured a man breaking into G&E Hardware on Cedar Neck Road.

Investigators said that the man broke a rear door of the business, shattered a display case and removed 20 handguns of various calibers before fleeing in an unknown direction.

Police have obtained a surveillance photo of the suspect. He is described as a white male, 20-33 years of age, between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 and between 135 and 150 ponds. He was wearing a black coat, a yellow hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black boots and a camouflage mask.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective McCabe at (302) 856-5850, ext. 233. Information may also be provided to Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com. Anonymous tips may also be submitted by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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