A man told police that his loaded gun and cash were stolen from his car that was parked in a lot for a few days, according to a Norristown police report.
Norristown police met with an alleged victim on Oct 29 at 2:30 p.m. at the police station where the man reported that his gun and $400 in cash were stolen from his unlocked Mercedes Benz that had been parked in a lot at the 1800 block of North Hills Drive, say police.
He said that the car was parked there from Saturday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. and he discovered on Oct. 29 at 1:55 p.m. that the items had been stolen, according to the report.
The man said that the gun that was taken was a 9mm Keltec P11 black semiautomatic handgun that was under the seat, loaded with a 10 round magazine; he said that the $400 was in the car’s ashtray, according to the report.
The man said that the car was not damaged and was likely unlocked, say police. According to the report, he said that he called the gun store where he had purchased the gun in 2007 and was waiting for them to provide a serial number.