Four men smashed through the glassfront door at Bass Pro Shops and stole 17 semi-automatic rifles, Bibb County sheriff's officials said.
The men used a crowbar to pry open metal bars that were securing the AR-15 rifles at the north Bibb County store just before midnight Sunday.
"It could be for money, gun running, or could be tied locally or someone passing through," said Bibb County Sheriff David Davisabout the break-in. "There's a lot to look at."
According to Davis, the burglars were only in the store for about 2-5 minutes. By the time deputies arrived, Davis says the burglars had fled.
Surveillance photos of four suspects were released Monday night.
The men are described as wearing the following:
Suspect 1: a black shirt and shorts. This suspect was also seen carrying a white t-shirt in his left hand.
Suspect2: a white t-shirt wrapped around his head, wearing a black t-shirt and shorts. This suspect was wearing long pants underneath the shorts. He was also wearing white, mid-cut tennis shoes with red trimming and red shoe laces.
Suspect 3: a black shirt and dark pants. This suspect was also wearing light colored shoes.
Suspect 4: a black short-sleeve shirt with a white long sleeve shirt under his t-shirt. This suspect was also wearing shorts.
Anyone with informationshouldcall the Bibb sheriff's office at 478-746-9441.