Gun theft, Cowra: Police calling for CCTV, dashcam footage following firearm theft

INVESTIGATION: Police calling for anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage following the theft of firearms in Cowra. Photo: FILE
INVESTIGATION: Police calling for anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage following the theft of firearms in Cowra. Photo: FILE

POLICE are appealing for information after several firearms were stolen from a home.

About 7am Saturday, officers attached to Chifley Police District received reports five firearms had been stolen from a home on Lachlan Street at Cowra.

Police were told the occupant noticed a garage door to the home was partially opened, before a further check revealed two gun safes had been forced open and their contents were missing.

Five firearms, two scopes and two additional firearms bolts were reported stolen.

Detectives from Chifley Police District attended the home, where they were assisted by Bathurst Crime Scene who completed a specialist forensic examination.

MAP: The firearms were taken from a Lachlan Street property

As their investigations continue, they are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Police are interested in any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area that was taken between 6.30pm on Friday, September 6 and 7am on Saturday, September 7.

If you have CCTV or dashcam footage or any information about this incident contact Cowra Police Station on 6341 5099, Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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