Seven firearms stolen from gun safe
SEVEN firearms have been stolen from a gun safe on a property at Mudgee over the weekend, police say.
Between 4pm on Sunday and 12:30pm yesterday (Monday), an unknown number of people forced their way into a shed on the Edgell Lane property.
The thieves ransacked the machinery shed and stole seven firearms stored in a gun safe.
Police established a crime scene which was examined for forensic evidence.
The licensed firearms stolen are two Lithgow .303 calibre rifles, a Winchester .22 calibre rifle, a Chas Boswell 12 gauge shotgun, a Sako .222 calibre rifle, a Brno rifle and a single-barrel shotgun.
Anyone with information about the theft or who might be offered the firearms is urged to contact Mudgee Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.