Riot Gear Stolen from Southern California National Guard Armory

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177th Security Forces Squadron airmen form a barrier with riot shields Mar. 7, 2020 at the 177th Fighter Wing, Egg Harbor Township, N.J. (Hunter Hires/U.S. Air National Guard)

ONTARIO, Calif. — Riot shields, face shields, shin guards, batons and a megaphone were taken in a burglary at a National Guard armory in Southern California, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The break-in at the armory in Ontario was reported to local police after 4 p.m. Tuesday, but it wasn’t known when the theft occurred.

Ontario police Officer Eliseo Guerrero said no firearms or ammunition were taken.

The thief or thieves broke through a chain-link fence and into a locked storage container to take the gear, he said.

Ontario is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Los Angeles.

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