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Police are appealing for information after three shot guns were stolen

Beretta 303

Beretta Supersport

Cogswell & Harrison

Police are appealing for information after three shot guns were stolen from a house in Rochdale.

Sometime between 7.20am and 7.45pm on Friday 24 October 2014, there was a burglary at a house on Manchester Road in Castleton, Rochdale.

Three licensed shot guns were taken and other items including a Movado watch.

Police have released images of the three guns – a Beretta super sport, a Beretta 303 and a Cogswell & Harrison 12 boar single shot gun – and are appealing to anyone with information about their whereabouts to contact them.

Detective Inspector Denise Pye said: “I want to reassure the community that we are following up every line of enquiry in the investigation and doing everything we can to locate these guns. While they are registered and licensed to the owner, in the wrong hands they could cause untold damage or serious injury and it is imperative that we locate them.”

Anyone with information about the burglary or knows the whereabouts of the stolen items should call police on 0161 856 8470 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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