A Dorchester resident who kept four locked guns in his house had his home recently burglarized and his guns stolen.
Boston police were called to a home on Mather Street Sunday afternoon for a report of a breaking and entering, police said.
The owners told officers that their home was broken into and four guns were stolen. The male resident told officers that he left the home and when he came back he noticed a back door open and the front door frame damaged.
He told officers two safes were missing. Inside a safe kept upstairs he kept three guns including a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson, a .32-caliber Ruger and a .38-caliber Sig. Additionally, a .38-caliber Llama kept in a downstairs closet safe was also taken.
Besides the guns, the burglars also took $15,000 worth of jewelry and a flat-screen TV.
Police asid they confirmed that the man had a valid firearm license.
Police are investigating. Anyone with information can call 617-343-4335.
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