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Bridgeport Teens Charged With Stealing Rifle From Bass Pro Shop

Two Bridgeport teens were charged with stealing a rifle from Bass Pro Shop
Two Bridgeport teens were charged with stealing a rifle from Bass Pro Shop Photo Credit: Contributed

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A pair of Bridgeport teens were charged with breaking into Bass Pro Shop in September and stealing a rifle, according to the Connecticut Post.

Police told the Connecticut Post that on Sept. 4, they responded to a burglar alarm at the Bass Pro Shop and found that a window had been smashed. A .50 caliber muzzleloader rifle worth $629 had been stolen from the gun case, the Connecticut Post reported.

The father of one of the teens, identified as 19-year-old Wegueson Simeon, reported to police that he found the gun under his son's bed, according to the Connecticut Post. Simeon's accomplice was later identified as 19-year-old Dominique Reid, according to the Connecticut Post.

Both teens were arrested on burglary charges and released on bond, according to the Connecticut Post.

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