Burglars break into Atlanta police officer's home, steal 200 rounds of ammunition

Burglars break into Atlanta police officer's home, steal 200 rounds of ammunition

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ATLANTA — Investigators are looking for the suspects who broke into an Atlanta police officer's home and stole nearly 200 rounds of ammunition.

Shortly after 5 p.m. Nov. 25, the officer reported the break-in at his apartment at the Villages at East Lake, Atlanta police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant said Thursday in a statement.

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In a video released by the Atlanta Police Department, three people can be seen running through the apartment on Links Drive.

The suspects forced their way into the officer's home and took his cellphone, jewelry and "roughly 200 rounds of practice ammunition" before running away, Grant said.

"I don't know where it was inside the home, but they were able to get their hands on it," Grant said. "We definitely don't want that on the streets and in the wrong hands."

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"It's definitely bold. We're just glad that his weapon was not involved in that theft," Grant said.

Anyone with information on the burglary is urged to contact Atlanta police.

Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.