POLICE are appealing for information after a number of firearms were stolen during a break-in at Esk Island, near Iluka on the far north coast, last week.
Sometime between Sunday, January 6 and Thursday, January 17, a house on Esk Island in the middle of the new arm of the Clarence River was broken into.
During the break-in a firearms safe was accessed and three .308 rifles and an amount of ammunition was stolen.
The break-in was subsequently reported to police with a scientific examination of the premises conducted.
Police from Coffs-Clarence Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the break-in and urge anyone with information about the matter to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident should call Coffs Harbour Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.