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Appeal for information after firearms stolen - Oxley PD

Saturday, 25 June 2022 08:25:48 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance after firearms were stolen during a break and enter in the state’s northwest.

Officers from Oxley Police District commenced an investigation yesterday (Friday 24 June 2022), after being notified that several firearms had been stolen from a property on Blairmore Road, Boggabri.

Initial inquiries suggest entry was forced into a storage container located on the property between 9pm on Thursday 23 June 2022 and 9am on Friday 24 June 2022.

Five firearms – including four rifles and a shotgun – and chainsaw are believed to have been stolen.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the incident is underway.

As inquires continue, police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident – or who has dashcam or mobile phone footage from the area – to contact Narrabri Police Station on (02) 6792 7199 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.