Photo: Bob Ratterman
Photo: Bob Ratterman

Police: 10 guns, including assault rifles, taken in Oxford apartment burglary

A burglary in which 10 guns were among a long list of items taken was reported on July 7, according to an Oxford police report.

Police were called to an apartment in the 700 block of South College Avenue at 7:24 a.m.

The victims pointed out a screen on a rear window had been kicked out and the window open to gain entrance. The male victim said he had been working from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. and returned home to discover the loss. The female victim had been out with friends playing Pokemon Go between 3 and 7 a.m. She said the apartment had been cleaned and the deadbolt lock secure when she left.

The male reported a list of items missing including: Black and tan Smith and Wesson rifle, black AR15 A1 style rifle, green and black Springfield M14A1 rifle, stainless Remington handgun, black Walther PPK 22 handgun, stainless Walther PPK 22 handgun, tan and black Springfield XD9 9 mm handgun, Escort Elite semi-automatic 12 gauge shotgun, black Merlin semi-automatic 22 long rifle and a semi-automatic 22 long rifle with a Woodstock. All of the firearms were in gun cases, some soft, some hard.

He also reported loss of a Camo HP laptop, backpack with a red medical tag on top of it and miscellaneous camping gear, a tent from inside the backpack, brown and black camellias knife inside the backpack, Batman theme PlayStation 4, unopened PlayStation 4 and unopened Xbox 1.

She reported loss of a red soft jewelry box, wedding bands, engagement ring, unicorn motorcycle necklace with a pearl, black purse containing various items, HP 15 Notebook PC, child support card, two cell phones and an H & R Block card.

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