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Meteghan RCMP looking for stolen handguns following break and enter

The Canadian Press

A break and enter in a New Edinburgh, Digby County home on Sunday has resulted in four handguns and several rifles being stolen.

Meteghan RCMP said in a police news release Tuesday that “a homeowner returned home from work to find his firearms that were stored in locked cabinets missing.”

Police said they received help from a witness and determined the break-in happened between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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During the investigation, police were able to recover all of the rifles in two different locations in the area, but four handguns were still missing.

They are described as:

  • Sig Sauer P226R Elite Dark
  • Sig Sauer P227R
  • Springfield Armory XD40 Tactical
  • Ruger Mark 3 Hunter

Police said the serial numbers of the stolen firearms have been provided to police, adding that all firearms were registered and stored properly in locked cabinets inside the home.

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Meteghan RCMP said they are investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information to contact them at 902-645-2326 or through Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers.

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