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Police searching for owners of antique rifles found at former piggery in Michelmersh
12:20pm Monday 28th October 2013 in News
Police are searching for the owners of rifles found in Hampshire.
They were found abandoned at a disused piggery at Michelmersh by the owner of the swine house.
Officers believe the rifles that were wrapped in a piece of carpet may have been stolen and hidden by a thief or thieves.
The two rifles, which are believed to be antique, are muzzle and hammer action weapons and both are 5ft 6in long.
One was made by Thomas Turner and the other by Greener.
One has a plate bearing what looks like the ‘First Wilts Rifle Volunteers’ on it.
Anyone with information is asked to call PC Stacey Kirby at Romsey police station on 101.
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