UPDATE: Persons of Interest Named in Theft of Assault Rifle

By: Cathleen Moxley; Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Cathleen Moxley; Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 10/2/2012 @ 5:25 p.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The search for two men caught on camera stealing an assault rifle now stretches across two counties.

Police say they are looking for Jesse and David Burgess.

They are persons of interest in the theft of an assault rifle from Dunlap's Gun & Pawn in Hurricane, W.Va., on Sept. 21.

Police say Jesse and David Burgess are from Charleston.

If you have any information, you are asked to call either Hurricane Police or Charleston Police.



ORIGINAL STORY
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Hurricane police are searching for two men accused of stealing a rifle from a gun shop.

Police say the two suspects walked into Dunlaps gun store on Rt. 19, pick up an AR-15 assault rifle and then ran from the store without paying.

It all happened about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Officers say witnesses believe they saw the men drive away in a grey Dodge sedan

If you have any information you are urged to call the Hurricane Police Department.

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