Firearm stolen - Berry

Sunday, 19 March 2017 12:06:20 AM

Police are appealing for information after a firearm was stolen from a home in Berry last week.

Between Tuesday 14 March 2017 and 10.30am yesterday (Saturday 18 March 2017), an unknown person gained entry to a home on Prince Alfred Street and took a safely-secured .222 calibre rifle before fleeing the scene.

An 89-year-old woman at the home at the time when the incident is believed to have occurred was not approached or injured, and no further items were stolen.

Officers from Shoalhaven Local Area Command were contacted and commenced investigations.

A crime scene was established and will be examined by forensic specialists.

As inquires continue, police are appealing for anyone who may have witnesses suspicious activity in the area at the time, or anyone with information, to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.