Penticton residential break-in involves firearm theft

Penticton RCMP are investigating a residential break-in that resulted in the theft of two rifles earlier this week.

PENTICTON - Police are investigating a break and enter to a Rigsby Street residence earlier this week in which firearms were stolen.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says RCMP received a report of the break and enter on Sunday, July 9 after a homeowner called to say he may have interrupted the burglary.

Numerous items were reported missing, including electronic gear, liquor, identification, camping equipment and two .22 calibre Cooey rifles, he says.

Video surveillance provided police with positive identification of two suspects.

Wrigglesworth say the search for a man and woman, both 36 years old, continues.

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