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4 assault rifles stolen from Tyler WalMart, police say

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Tyler Police are investigating a report of guns stolen from the display case at the Walmart on Highway 64 W.

According to a Walmart spokesperson, someone broke into the gun case around 1:30 Monday morning, while a clerk wasn't looking and stole several guns.

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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