Gun thieves hit same Memphis Walmart for third time this year

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For the third time this year, a gun has been stolen from the same Walmart store in the Memphis area. The latest theft happened May 28 just before 1 a.m. when two men walked into the Walmart located at 577 N. Germantown Parkway. According to a police report, one man distracted an employee while the other broke the glass on a gun case. The man took what is described by police as a Diamond Back DB-15 Assault rifle. The gun was hidden under the man’s shirt and shorts according to police. Both men reportedly ran toward Germantown Parkway. There are vague descriptions of the two men, though one appeared to be wearing a GPS tracking ankle bracelet on his right leg. The first theft at the store happened January 27 when two rifles were stolen. Seven others were taken February 11. Several people have been arrested for those earlier gun thefts. Stolen were: Colt M4 Carbine (3) DPM Panther Arms A-5 Sigsauer 522 Bushmaster XM15-e2s Sigsauer Sigm400
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