Hamilton and Heywood
Two .22 calibre rifles were stolen in the early hours of last Friday morning from a vehicle parked in a driveway at Gray Street in Hamilton.
The vehicle had been left unlocked overnight and is being treated as a crime of opportunity by a would-be thief.
Police have put out a stern warning that anyone found in possession of the two guns are set to face serious charges.
There's now a hunt for the firearms and police have stated they will be pulling all stops to recover the stolen items.
They are requesting that anyone with information should immediately contact the Hamilton police station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.