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Last Updated: Wednesday, 22 October, 2003, 08:00 GMT 09:00 UK
Guns stolen in shop raid
Avon and Somerset Police are investigating the theft
A number of shotguns and air rifles have been stolen in an early morning ramraid on a shop in Somerset.

The raiders drove their car into the front of a gun and fishing tackle shop in Midsomer Norton at 0055 BST on Wednesday.

They took 15 shotguns and six air rifles from the shop in The Island, near the High Street, before driving off at speed along the A37 towards Pensford Hill and Bristol.

The thieves are described as three white men, one of whom was wearing a grey hooded top. They were driving a silver-coloured car which may have been a Ford Mondeo.

Avon and Somerset Police have started an investigation into the theft and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

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