Gun Stolen From Car in Manchester

Police said a handgun was stolen from an unlocked car in Manchester.

The following information was supplied by the . It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made.

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Manchester Police tell Patch, the gun was reported stolen Sept. 3 from the 1600 block of Country Hill Lane.

Detectives are investigating the theft, after the handgun disappeared from an unlocked vehicle overnight. According to authorities, the gun was not in a gun case, and there is no law requiring people to lock up their guns. 

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the  at 636-527-9200.

Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477).  

*Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions regarding the above report.

your September 13, 2012 at 08:07 PM
What exactly is the law in Missouri for driving with a gun?
Gabrielle Biondo September 13, 2012 at 10:06 PM
Not sure, but will ask police and let you know what I hear back.
Gabrielle Biondo September 14, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Police tell me, if you have to have a conceal carry permit a gun can be with you in your car and it doesn't need to be locked. http://www.usacarry.com/missouri_concealed_carry_permit_information.html


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