Assault rifle stolen from Tavares police cruiser

Car broken into at officer's home


EUSTIS, Fla. – A short-barreled assault rifle was stolen Sunday from a Tavares Police Department cruiser.

Police said the car was broken into at the officer's home and a report was filed with the Eustis Police Department.

The gun was pried out of a secure gun lock and stolen, police said.

The Eustis and Tavares police departments are investigating the theft.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

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