Daring Florida gun heist caught on video

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Zephyrhills, FL — Authorities are now offering a $2,500 reward to help catch thieves that used a stolen truck to bust through a Florida gun store early Sunday morning.

There are at least four people still on the loose after the daring burglary according to WFTS.

Police are after the driver of a Toyota pick-up and the three people in masks that charged in to steal guns from the Sunshine State Armory.

They were all in and out in 31 seconds.

“You can tighten security on anything, but somebody wants to get in, they’ll get in,” said Ed Hinchey, who works next door to the gun store.

He said these kind of crimes are trouble for all of us.

“There are more guns on the street then you can count now, they don’t need anymore.”

Police said that Toyota was stolen in Pinellas County. And after the heist, the thieves drove it about a mile away and set it on fire along railroad tracks.

But ammo left inside was exploding so the fire department had to let it burn out.

“The flames were going just as high as these trees. Just on the other side of the fence,” said John O’ Connell.

This all happened just steps from the mobile home park where O’ Connell lives.

“Reminded me of Vietnam, that’s what it reminded me of,” O’ Connell said.

No word on how many guns the thieves got away with this time or if they are connected to other gun store burglaries that have plagued the Tampa Bay area in recent months.