Two teenagers are seen on camera reaching behind a display case and taking handguns Sunday at a Lynnwood store. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Two teenagers are seen on camera reaching behind a display case and taking handguns Sunday at a Lynnwood store. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Two teens nabbed after allegedly stealing guns in Lynnwood

The 16-year-olds were reportedly caught changing their clothes near a dumpster at a nearby business.

LYNNWOOD — Two boys, both 16, are suspected of stealing firearms from a Lynnwood store Sunday afternoon.

Around 3:30 p.m., the teenagers reportedly entered the Lynnwood Gun off of Highway 99. While employees were busy helping other customers, the suspects grabbed three handguns from behind the display counter, according to the Lynnwood Police Department.

As they ran from the store, an employee chased them. When the employee caught up, the suspects reportedly dropped the weapons and kept running.

Police reportedly found the suspects hiding by a dumpster at a nearby business, trying to change their clothes.

They were arrested for investigation of several firearms-related offenses, including theft of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.

Both have an extensive criminal history, police say. They were previously arrested for robbery and second-degree assault.

More in Local News

Will Boy Scout bankruptcy sweep abuse cases under the rug?

38 scouting officials in Washington were known to be a danger to kids, including one in Everett.

Separate suspected DUI, hit-and-run crashes hospitalize 4

Emergency responders were busy Saturday night after three collisions across Lynnwood.

After misconduct, new oversight comes to CASA court program

Child advocates lied, spied and destroyed evidence. Now, the program has been renamed and revamped.

Girlfriend on trial in 2 torture-murders in Snohomish County

Lendsay Meza’s boyfriend is serving life in prison for two horrific killings. She’s accused of helping.

Charge: Lynnwood tobacco smuggler dodged $1 million in taxes

The man, 57, reportedly dealt in illicit cigarettes. Tax returns claimed he sold hats and T-shirts.

‘Sexually violent predator’ won’t be living on Whidbey Island

After 20 years on McNeil Island, Curtis Brogi wanted to move to Oak Harbor. He’ll end up in Tacoma.

Front Porch

EVENTS Camano blood drive Bloodworks Northwest is scheduled to set up a… Continue reading

Crime is down, but Everett hopes to hire 24 more officers

There’s still a sense residents “don’t feel safe,” the mayor says, and police are busier than ever.

Bill would require kids’ menus to offer healthy beverages

Children would still be able to order a soda for their meal, but healthier choices would be the default.

Most Read