BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE FIREARM THEFT

Brenham police are investigating the theft of a rifle Monday evening.  At 10:20pm Monday, the police were dispatched to the 700 block of East Germania Street where neighbors saw 4 individuals jumping over a fence.  One of the individuals was holding a bag.  The individuals ran when they were spotted, with the one holding the bag running towards Pecan Tree apartments. Two 17 year old males were found hiding in a garage on East Germania Street and were questioned.  They claimed they were only knocking on doors and running away.   At this point, a neighbor reported to the officers that a 30.06 rifle was missing from his garage.  The officers found the rifle hidden outside of Pecan Tree apartments.  No arrests have been made and the incident remains under investigation.