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Appeal for information after firearms stolen during ram-raid - Wentworth

Monday, 13 September 2021 06:26:41 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance after several firearms were stolen during a ram-raid in the state’s west.

Just after 6am yesterday (Sunday 12 September 2021), police were called to a business and registered firearms dealer at Adams Street, Wentworth, following reports of a ram-raid.

A short time later, police located a stolen Nissan Navara burnt out at Dareton.

Initial inquiries indicate the vehicle was used in the ram-raid incident, during which a number of firearms and cash were stolen.

The business also sustained extensive damage.

Officers from Barrier Police District attended and established crime scene, which was forensically examined by specialist officers.

As inquires continue, police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident – or who has dashcam or mobile phone footage from the area – to contact Barrier Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.