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Fort Bragg officials: National Guardsman accused of trying to steal rifles in custody

Posted June 21, 2018 3:47 p.m. EDT
Updated June 21, 2018 9:16 p.m. EDT

— The National Guardsman accused of attempting to steal rifles Thursday afternoon is in law enforcement custody, Fort Bragg officials said.

Cameron Reese Bray, 23, was wanted on a charge of attempted larceny of government weapons.

He fled from military officials in the area of Manchester Road and Connecticut Avenue at about 3:30 p.m.

Authorities said Bray is a National Guard specialist who was at Fort Bragg for training when he attempted to steal two M-4 rifles, was caught and fled.

Several law enforcement agencies, including K9 units from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety worked to locate Bray.