Rifles stolen from northwestern N.B. home

An investigation is underway after a break-in at a home near northwestern New Brunswick led to multiple stolen rifles.

The Saint-Léonard RCMP said Monday the incident may have occurred between 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on May 19 at a home on Back Lake Road in New Denmark, N.B.

“One or more individuals forcefully gained entry to the residence and stole six firearms,” reads a release from the Saint-Léonard RCMP.

Police say the stolen rifles are described as:

  • A Ruger Semi-Automatic rifle with scope (wood) – Calibre: .223
  • A Semi-Automatic Rifle with scope (wood) – Calibre: 300 Winchester short mag
  • A Remington Pump Action Rifle with scope (wood/synthetic) stock – Calibre: .270
  • A Stevens Model 350 Pump action shotgun (synthetic) – Calibre:12 gauge
  • An old bolt action rifle (wood) – Calibre: .22lr
  • An ISSC MK22 semi-automatic with red dot (synthetic stock tan colour)

Mounties are asking anyone with information to contact the Saint-Léonard RCMP or Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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