Hunting knife and air rifle snatched from Bicester home

Sales photo.''Umarex Beretta CX4 Storm air rifle. Similar model was stolen from home in Bicester.
Sales photo.''Umarex Beretta CX4 Storm air rifle. Similar model was stolen from home in Bicester.

POLICE have appealed for information after weapons were stolen from a home in Bicester on Tuesday night.

An air rifle and a knife were among the items stolen in the raid on a home in Beckdale Close.

Police said the front door was forced open between 7.20pm and 8.50pm.

Thieves searched the home before taking an Umarex Beretta CX Storm air rifle, a Maglite torch and a hunting knife.

Thames Valley Police has said it would like to hear from anyone who noticed suspicious activity around the time, or had been offered the items for sale.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Richard Lewis at Banbury Police Station via the 24-hour police enquiry centre on 101.

Details can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.