Police are asking for the public’s help after firearms were stolen from a residence in Winterland last week.

RCMP say the homeowner was away between Dec. 31 and Jan. 4. During that time, someone entered the home and stole three shotguns and two rifles.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burin Peninsula RCMP at 709-279-3001.Ā  To remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by callingĀ 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS isĀ 8477), by Secure Web Tips at, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search your App Store for “P3Ā Tips”. Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.