Safe stolen from Parkes home contains a number of rifles and a shotgun

Police have issued a warning to whoever stole a safe from a property at Parkes overnight that it contains a substance which is potentially dangerous.

Officers from Lachlan Local Area Command have been told the contents could cause significant injury if someone attempts to force it open.

Between 10pm on Monday and 7.30am on Tuesday, firearms, ammunition and a safe were stolen from a home on Orange Street, Parkes.

The firearms are described as: 

  • A Tikka LSA rifle 55
  • .250 calibre M55 Tikka rifle
  • .243 calibre LSA – 55 Tikka rifle
  • Lit S/S Tikka T3 rifle 
  • Adler single-barrel 12-gauge shotgun
  • Sporter Norica air rifle

Among the stolen items was a cream-coloured metal safe with a brass T-shaped handle, approximately 60cm square.

Police are urging whoever stole the safe NOT to attempt to open it as police have been told it contains a substance that is potentially dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these items is urged to contact Triple Zero (000).

You may report information anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A safe similar to the one stolen. Photo courtesy of NSW Police.

A safe similar to the one stolen. Photo courtesy of NSW Police.


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