Appeal for information after firearms stolen - Central North PD

Thursday, 20 April 2023 11:01:40 AM

Police have released CCTV and are appealing for public assistance after firearms and property was stolen during a break and enter in the state’s Central West last month.

Between 2.30am and 5.30am on Monday 27 March 2023, three people forced their way into a business on Tenth Street, Cobar, stealing 10 firearms, two motorcycles and a safe containing cash and documents was stolen.

Detectives attached to Central North Police District and the Rural Crime Prevention Team commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquires continue, investigators have released CCTV vision of a person who may be able to assist with the inquiries.

The person depicted is described as being of Caucasian appearance and of medium build. He is shown wearing a red t-shirt, dark shorts, dark shoes, and dark material covering his head/face.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident – or who has dashcam or mobile phone footage from the area – to contact Cobar Police Station on (02) 6830 9899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.