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AR-15 Reported Stolen From GOP Rep's Unlocked Garage

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Rep. Ellmers' communications director Thomas Doheny confirmed to the News & Observer that several items were stolen from the congresswoman's home. While he wouldn't disclose further information, Doheny said the rifle belonged to Ellmers' college-age son.

The congresswoman was in Washington, D.C. at the time of the theft, according to the newspaper.