Providence police investigate theft of 52 guns

Providence Homicide

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)– The Providence Police Department is investigating the theft of 52 firearms and a large quantity of ammunition from a residence on Hawkins Avenue.

The firearms consisted of both handguns and rifles, Commander Thomas Verdi told ABC6 News.

The owner of the guns, a resident of the home, alerted police to the theft, telling them it it had taken place over the course of 10 days.

Detectives continue to investigate, and a suspect has not been apprehended at this time, Verdi said.


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