Stolen Worcester armory guns found in NYC - Metro US

Stolen Worcester armory guns found in NYC

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Three of the military weapons stolen from a Worcester armory have been recovered in New York.

A homeless man discovered the firearms in a duffel bag while picking through bottles in a park near Yankee Stadium, according to multiple reports.

Sources told the New York Post on Saturday the unidentified man turned the bag over to police. Inside, officers found an M-4 rifle and two 9 mm pistols, among the cache reported missing from the Lincoln StoddardArmy Reserve Center on Saturday, Nov. 14, the Post reported.

RELATED: FBI: Weapons stolen from Worcester armory

Police have accused 34-year-old James Walker Morales, of Cambridge, of stealing the guns. The former army reservist was arrested Wednesday.

The FBI has alleged Morales broke into the armory through a window and drilled into the ceiling of a vault, according to MassLive. Authorities said DNA evidence and data from a GPS tracker Morales was wearing also placed him at the scene, MassLive reported.

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