POLICE are searching for 10 rifles, stolen from a shed on a property in northern New South Wales.
The guns were nicked from the Crabbes Creek property, north of Ocean Shores, sometime between Saturday 22 July and yesterday morning.
Police say thieves broke into a shed on the property and made off with a total of 10 rifles, including two shot guns and two air rifles, along with a stack of registration documents.
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As part of their investigation, police have charged an 83-year-old man after it was revealed that he had failed to securely store the firearms.
He was issued with a Future Court Attendance Notice for not keep firearm safely and is due to appear before Murwillumbah Local Court on Tuesday 26 September.
Anyone with information on the stolen firearms is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.