Firearm stolen during break and enter at Wellington

Investigations continue after a firearm was stolen during the aggravated break and enter of a home in the state’s Orana region.

About 2am on Saturday (28 September 2019), the occupant of a home on Montefiores Street at Wellington confronted two men who had broken into the house.

The woman suffered a minor injury when she was shoved to the face as the men fled, stealing a firearm, ammunition, jewellery, a mobile phone and car keys.

Officers attached to Orana Mid Western Police District attended the home and commenced inquiries.

The men have been described as being of Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander appearance, one about 180cm tall with a lean build and unshaven, and the other a short and average build. Both men were last seen wearing dark clothing with hooded jumpers.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Wellington Police Station: 6840 2099, Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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