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Guns stolen from Fernhill business

police 2POLICE are investigating after two firearms were allegedly stolen following a break and enter in Fernhill earlier this week.

Shortly after 6.30am on Monday  June 6, an employee returned to his work place on Pringle Road finding the roller door had been forced open.

The man told police a firearm safe, containing two guns and ammunition had been taken, along with a laptop. The laptop was later found in a paddock at the back of the business.

Wollongong police arrived and established a crime scene and commenced an investigation. A sledgehammer and crowbar were found at the scene and both will undergo forensic examination.

Investigations are continuing, with police urging anyone with information to contact Wollongong Police Station on 02 4226 7899.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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