AK-47 stolen from southeast Austin home

Published 7:08 am Tuesday, September 29, 2009

A 20-year-old Austin man told police that a rifle of his was stolen from his home sometime Friday evening.

According to a police report, the man was gone from his residence on the 700 block of Ninth Avenue Southeast between 5:30 and 10 p.m.

He said the front door was left open because he had lost his key.

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When he returned home, he found that a Norinco brand AK-47 was missing from a cabinet, along with rounds. A shotgun and a handgun were not taken from the cabinet, according to the report.

The man said he found four rounds belonging to the AK-47 outside of his window.

No suspects have been identified in the case.