ACT Policing is investigating a burglary in which a number of firearms were stolen from a business premises in Fyshwick.
The burglary is believed to have occurred between Friday, July 29 and Wednesday, August 3, when unknown offender(s) have entered the rear yard of a Lyell Street, Fyshwick business and cut the padlocks to a shipping container where the firearms had been stored.
The firearms stolen were older model rifles dating from the 1970s to 1990s and are valued in the tens of thousands of dollars. It is believed around 16 rifles were stolen during the burglary. A sum of cash was also stolen from the shipping container.
Anyone who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity between the above-mentioned dates in the Lyell Street area is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.