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Monday, March 4, 2013

Gun Thief Steals Assault Rifle From S.F. Cop

Posted By on Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 8:05 AM

click to enlarge Weekend fun is over, the cops would like their gun back now. - MOTOHIDE MIWA VIA WIKIMEDIA
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  • Weekend fun is over, the cops would like their gun back now.

Well this is unnerving.

Some gun-happy person broke into a San Francisco police car over the weekend and snatched an assault rifle that's used specifically to train officers to handle high-risk incidents.

Now that gun-happy person is a gun-toting person.

According to Sgt. Michael Andraychak, the unmarked police car was parked and secure while police were working in an undisclosed area when someone broke into the car and took one of the Police Department's AR-15 rifles.

Police issued a teletype to alert law enforcement so they can be on the lookout for the missing firearm, but no luck finding it so far. The cops are investigating the incident, however, the department says it can't spare any of its resources to try to recover the weapon at this time.

Of course, police (and the rest of us who don't have guns) would really like for that weapon to be returned to its rightful owner today if possible. Anyone with information is asked to call the Southern Station Investigation team at 553-1373, the anonymous tip line 575-4444, or you can Text-a- Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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