UPDATE: Arrest warrants out in stolen assault rifle case
The four recovered assault rifles. (Source: Tyler Police)
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
After numerous tips flooded in, Tyler Police have recovered the four assault rifles stolen Monday morning from a Tyler WalMart.
Information given to investigators led them to an undisclosed location, where the four stolen rifles were recovered.
Late Tuesday, Tyler Police issued arrest warrants for Jamie Lee Miller and Jeremy Lee Wilson on charges of theft of a firearm.
The weapons were taken from a gun case from the WalMart on Highway 64 around 1:30 Monday morning.
Tyler Police say surveillance footage shows a white male breaking into the gun case and removing four assault rifles. Police say he had an accomplice, who acted as a look out. They describe her as a white female.
The four rifles, along with a gun bag and hunting jacket were placed in a cart and taken from the store, police say.
Tyler Police say the suspects left WalMart in a silver Dodge or Chrysler minivan with only one hubcap on the left rear wheel.
Walmart is working with local law enforcement to provide any assistance they may need.
As a precautionary measure, All Tyler Walmart stores will be temporarily removing firearms from sales floors during the overnight hours.
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