British Columbia

Semi-automatic weapons cache uncovered in Abbotsford

Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are trying to figure out who left a duffel bag full of semi-automatic rifles and a box full of magazines and ammunition on a rural property.

Rifles found in black duffle bag in outbuilding on rural property on Lefeuvre Road

Police say the eight SKS semi-automatic rifles were found with 34 boxes of ammunition and 10 extra magazines on a rural property. (Abbotsford Police Department)

Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are trying to figure out who left a duffel bag full of semi-automatic rifles and a box full of magazines and ammunition on a rural property.

A caller reported finding the weapons in an outbuilding on the property on Lefeuvre Road  on Sunday.

When police arrived they found eight semi-automatic rifles in a black bag, 34 boxes of ammunition and 10 extra magazines for the rifles in a box.

Anyone with information about the weapons is asked to contact the APD at 604-859-5225, or text to 222973 (abbypd) or remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at solvecrime.ca.

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