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Theft Of Shotgun Investigated In Hospers

Hospers, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help to try to solve a case involving the theft of a shotgun.spent shotgun shell

The Sheriff’s office reports that on Monday, June 30, they investigated a report of theft that occurred in Hospers.

Upon further investigation it was found that a Remington 870 12-gauge shotgun was stolen from a vehicle that had been parked in an alley behind 403 Main Street in Hospers. The theft likely took place sometime between 9:00 PM on Sunday, June 29 and 7:00 AM on Monday, June 30.

In a possibly-related incident, another vehicle parked on Fifth Avenue North was entered and the contents disturbed. Nothing was reported stolen.

If you saw a suspicious person or people or suspicious activity or have information about these crimes, you are asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. If you wish to remain anonymous you can use the Text-a-Tip program. Directions can be found at

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