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VPD reports theft of two handguns in auto burglaries Monday

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports three auto burglaries occurred Monday, Sept. 21, two of which involved the theft of handguns.

At 7:49 a.m. officers responded to the 2100 block of Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard where the car owner reported that someone broke into a 2012 Camry Hybrid and stole a box of ready to eat meals.

Riverwalk Casino, 1046 Warrenton Road, was the scene of another auto burglary Monday at around10:54 a.m. The victim stated someone broke into a 2014 Chevrolet Impala and stole a .357-caliber Magnum revolver.

A third burglary occurred at the Circle K convenience store, 3400 Halls Ferry Road, around 4:10 p.m. The victim stated someone entered a 2010 Ford truck and stole a 9-mm Sig Sauer semi-automatic pistol. The truck had been left unlocked.

If you have information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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