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Police investigate attempted break-ins at 2 Charlotte gun shops

Police investigate an attempted break-in early Wednesday at The Gun Outlet on North Tryon Street
Police investigate an attempted break-in early Wednesday at The Gun Outlet on North Tryon Street WBTV

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the perpetrators in attempted break-ins at two Charlotte gun stores early Wednesday.

About 2 a.m., someone rammed a stolen vehicle against the door of The Gun Outlet at 5115 N. Tryon St. in an attempt to enter the store. Nothing appears to have been taken, police said.

About 3:20 a.m., someone tried unsuccessfully to break into Hyatt Guns at 3332 Wilkinson Blvd.

No one has been charged in the cases, police said. Anyone with information about the attempted break-ins is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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