Police in Maine say someone broke into a parked state police cruiser and stole two firearms, including an assault-style rifle.
Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, says the thief stole a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and a state police-issued AR-15 rifle from a cruiser assigned to Trooper Jonathan Russell.
The Portland Press Herald reports the theft occurred overnight June 16 while the vehicle was parked in the driveway of Russell's Norway home.
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The handgun has been recently recovered during a burglary investigation, but the whereabouts of the rifle are unknown.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.