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NOPD Seeking Handgun Reported Stolen in Eighth District

by Aaron E. Looney

October 29, 2019

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Eighth District

NOPD Seeking Handgun Reported Stolen in Eighth District

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating a handgun reported stolen in an auto burglary on October 28, 2019, as well as the person(s) responsible.

The incident occurred between the times of 9:15 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Julia Street. The victim reported parking his vehicle at the location, leaving his Springfield Colt 45 handgun inside and the doors unlocked. The victim returned to the location and found the vehicle’s center console ajar and the handgun missing.

For reference purposes, a photo is included of a gun similar in make and model to the gun reported stolen.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at  1-877-903-STOP (7867).