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United Kingdom

7 April 2011

BBC News

Almost 800 guns were reported stolen in the eastern region over the past two years, figures have revealed. In Essex alone, gun owners reported 98 firearms stolen in one year, 32 of them shotguns. Police released the figures to BBC Look East following a request under the Freedom of Information Act. Police say there is very little evidence linking stolen licensed guns to crime but there is evidence that some guns are stolen to order. [Video follows in the... (

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