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October 27, 2017 3:29 pm

Mounties Investigate Theft of Shotguns

Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ 6:44 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Police in the Vanderhoof and Prince George areas are trying to locate those responsible for a business break-in that resulted in the theft of a number of firearms last week.

Shortly after 3 am last Wednesday, September 13th Vanderhoof RCMP responded to an alarm at Omineca Source for Sports in that community.  The thief or thieves had driven a vehicle through the front door and wall of the store.  The owner of the business was called and told officers that 6 to 8 shotguns were missing.

Police obtained security footage that showed a white extended cab pick-up heading east on Highway 16 at the time of the robbery.  It is unknown if that is associated but a truck matching the description had earlier been reported stolen in Prince George.

Anyone with information is asked to call Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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