Winter Storm Warning - Blizzard Warning Wx Alerts

Guns reported stolen in Austin

Victim returned home after several days to find the weapons gone.

Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 10:41 AM
Updated: Nov. 14, 2017 10:41 AM

AUSTIN, Minn. – Police are asking for the public’s help finding some stolen firearms.

Scroll for more content...

On Thursday evening, someone in the 900 block of 6th Avenue SE reported returning home after a few days to find several guns and accessories missing. Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger says among the missing items are:

- A 20-gauge shotgun with brown stock
- A J.C. Higgins model 12-gauge shotgun
- A Thompson/Center model muzzle loader in camouflage color with a Nikon 3-by-9 scope
- A 410 break action wood stock shotgun
- A Nikon 3-by-12 Monarch rifle scope

Chief Krueger says other stolen items included Craftsman tools, gift cards to Cabela’s, McDonald’s, and American Eagle, miscellaneous prescription medicine, and a package containing ice fishing supplies.

Police say the thief apparently entered the home through a bathroom window. There are no suspects at this time.

Article Comments