[UPDATED] -- FBI on High Alert: High-powered weapons missing after break-in at Army facility in Worcester, Massachusetts
UPDATE as of 6:15pm (EST) on November 16th
[DISTURBING UPDATE] Thieves Raid U.S. Military Armory, Authorities and Media Censor What Weapons Were Stolen
The U.S. Army Reserve armory in Worcester, Massachusetts, was broken into Saturday night and more than a dozen guns were stolen, a law enforcement source told The Daily Beast.
Six M4 assault rifles, 10 pistols, and several long guns were taken from the armory, according to the source. The break-in was discovered Sunday morning. The armory’s alarms did not go off, according to the source, who added they may have been disabled due to continuing construction.
BOSTON (WHDH) -- The FBI says weapons are missing after a break-in at the Army Reserve Center in Worcester.
The FBI says it is working with State Police and Worcester Police to recover the weapons.
"There is no indication that these missing weapons are connected to any kind of terrorism threat whatsoever. Nevertheless, every effort will be made to recover these weapons immediately," the FBI said in a statement.
The weapons have been entered into a national database, according to the FBI. Federal, state and local law enforcement authorities have been alerted.
This is a developing story.