The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is requesting the assistance of the general public in providing information regarding a firearm stolen from a vehicle in St. John's.
Police received a complaint today that a truck parked on Suvla Street was broken into overnight. The items stolen from the vehicle included a Browning stainless steel 22-250 Remington long arm rifle in a camouflage case, a black with Birchwood stock Daisy lever action BB gun, a green camouflage Remington real tree insulated jacket and pants.
Also stolen was a black Browning on point max flashlight.
The RNC says it's concerned about the types of items stolen and consider their potential availability on the street to be a public safety concern.
The RNC General Investigation Unit is asking anyone that may have any information in relation to this crime to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
People can also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com
The RNC is also issuing a reminder that any person that is in the possession of stolen property can be charged criminally under the Criminal Code of Canada.