Image released of hooded man who police believe stole gun while home owners slept

Photofit image.

Photofit image.

Police are searching for three offenders who broke into a Mount Clear home and stole a firearm while the homeowners were inside.

Detectives have released a photofit image of a hooded man they are searching for. They believe the man will be able to assist them with their investigation.

Police say three offenders broke into an occupied Kinnersley Avenue home about 1.50am on May 5. The offenders were inside the house when an occupant found them. They stole a firearm while inside, but fled after being disturbed.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

They stole a firearm while inside, but fled after being disturbed by an occupant of the house.