Burglar steals handgun from apartment

Published 10:04 am Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Austin police are investigating a burglary where the suspect stole a handgun worth thousands of dollars.

Police Chief Brian Krueger said a burglary was reported Monday morning at an apartment at the 300 block of Main Street South. Officers contacted the tenant, who told police he had a Springfield 1911A1 .45 handgun worth $2,300 inside the unit. Police discovered the handgun and a hat was missing from the apartment.

Krueger said the apartment’s front door appeared to have been pushed or forced in

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