***UPDATE – the firearm has been located. Thank you all for your assistance.***
LaSalle Police Service appeals to the public for assistance in locating hunter’s lost firearm in the area of Old Front Road and Highway 18, LaSalle.
LaSalle Police Service is investigating after a local hunter reported, this afternoon, that they had lost their firearm and camouflage jacket after placing them on the tailgate of their pickup truck prior to leaving the area of Old Front Road and Highway 18. The hunter drove away, forgetting that the items were still on the tailgate and when they arrived at their destination the items were no longer there. They immediately called LaSalle Police Service to report the incident.
The missing firearm is a 10 gauge Browning shotgun with a trigger lock affixed. It was contained in a green and brown camouflage soft case. There was no ammunition with the firearm.
LaSalle Police continue to search the area for the missing firearm and are appealing to the public for any information on the whereabouts of this firearm.
If you have any information or may have seen anyone pick the items up, please call LaSalle Police Service immediately at 519 969-5210.