Report: Secret Service Agent’s Gun, Badge Stolen In Broad Daylight

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December 22, 2015 1:18 p.m.

A Secret Service agent’s gun, badge and flash drive were stolen Monday afternoon after a man broke into his parked car near the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, CNN reported.

The agent, who was unnamed in the police report that CNN cited, also had his handcuffs and radio stolen. An anonymous source told CNN that the agent works in the Presidential Protective Division.

The agent reportedly told police that his car’s back rear window was “unzipped” and that he saw a person reaching into his car, but he didn’t see that person take anything.

The theft allegedly took place around 4 p.m. ET. The Secret Service declined to comment about the incident to CNN.

A House committee report issued earlier this month found the Secret Service to be “in crisis” after a slew of high-profile scandals and security breaches. The agency made headlines over the past few months when one officer was charged with sexting a minor and other officers were found sleeping on the job at the White House.

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