Peterborough police investigating theft of truck carrying more than 2,000 firearms

Police believe there is no ammunition on truck stolen early Sunday morning

Peterborough police car. (Photo: Peterborough Police Service)

Peterborough police are investigating the theft of a truck carrying firearms early Sunday morning (February 13).

At around 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, officers were called to a trucking company on Parkhill Road East after reports a truck carrying more than 2,000 firearms with clips was stolen from the yard.

Through an investigation, it was determined that the incident happened around 3 a.m. Officers attended the scene and canvassed the area.

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Police believe there is no ammunition on the truck and, at this point in the investigation, that it is an isolated incident.

Other law enforcement agencies across the province have been notified.

Further details are expected to be released on Monday.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Mike Penney at Peterborough Police at 705-876-1122 x232 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at stopcrimehere.ca.