Winnipeg police investigating reported theft of RCMP officer’s gun, Taser

Winnipeg police say their major crimes unit is investigating the alleged theft of a gun and a Taser from an RCMP officer.

Police say the incident happened during a break-in last Thursday or Friday in the city’s Island Lakes neighbourhood.

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According to police, the officer reported that his service pistol and conductive energy weapon were taken from a safe during a break and enter.

Police say the gun was secured with a trigger lock and was not loaded.

Numerous personal items were also reported stolen, however police say no ammunition was taken.