TRINIDAD, Colo. — Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information about the suspect who burglarized a Trinidad gun shop.
The burglary happened at Rocky Mountain Trading Company, located at 255 North Commercial Street in Trinidad, around 1:50 a.m. on Dec. 6.
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the suspect cut off power to the business then entered the building after throwing a piece of concrete through the glass front door. They then put seven shotguns and one rifle into a duffle bag and took off on a bicycle.
The suspect was last seen wearing white pants and a white hooded sweatshirt "consistent with the attire of a commercial painter's uniform," the ATF said. The getaway vehicle is believed to be a mountain bicycle.
There is a $5,000 reward — $2,500 from the ATF and $2,500 from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms industry — for information that leads to the suspect's arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call the ATF at 1-888-283-8477. Tips can also be submitted online or by emailing ATFTips@atf.gov.
The Trinidad Police Department is leading the investigation in conjunction with the ATF.