Texarkana police seek to identify licensed gun dealer

Texarkana police seek to identify licensed gun dealer
(Source: Texrakana Texas Police Department)
(Source: Texrakana Texas Police Department)

TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - The Texarkana Texas Police Department is hoping the public will help them identify a man.

Officers say the man is not a suspect in any crime, however, they need to speak with him.

Police say the unidentified man went to the police department Wednesday morning, asking about a handgun he was considering buying. He is reportedly a licensed gun dealer and wanted to be sure it wasn't stolen before he committed to the purchase.

Officers say they ran the serial number for the man and it came back clear so they told him there were no problems.

However, police say the same gun was reported stolen later in the day.

Anyone with information on this man's identity or whereabouts is urged to call Texarkana, Texas police at 903-798-3116.

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