Two men escape burglary of Vienna Gun and Gold with stolen guns

Vienna Gun & Gold, formerly Vienna Arsenal (image via Google Maps)

The Vienna Police Department said two men burgled Vienna Gun & Gold (386 Maple Avenue) late last month, fleeing with a cache of stolen firearms.

Police said the burglary occurred at 11:15 p.m. on March 29.

“The owner of the store was alerted that the alarm was activated in the store,” the report said. “On his security camera, he advised the dispatcher that he saw five to six people in the store stealing guns.”

Vienna Police responded and found two men fleeing the store with the guns. The men got into a car and fled, but police did not pursue them because an earlier report said there were five to six people in the store stealing guns.

According to the report:

When officers arrived, they observed two men fleeing the store with firearms. The men refused to obey the officers’ commands, got into a vehicle, and fled the area. With the information that there were still more suspects inside the building, the officers could not pursue the vehicle. Fairfax County Police Department K-9 unit and helicopter responded to assist.

Police did not find anyone else inside the building and, while the area was searched, the report said no suspects were located and the case remains an active investigation.

Image via Google Maps

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