Protesters vandalize a police vehicle outside of the Ferguson city hall in Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.
An AR-15 rifle was stolen from a police car torched in Monday night's Ferguson unrest, St. Louis County police said.
When a police car was torched in the evening, the rioters stole the powerful rifle from a rack it was stored in, Sgt. Brian Schellman told stltoday.com Wednesday.
Around the same time, another police car was also set on fire.
Police use pepper spray to disperse crowds after they torch patrol car by Ferguson city hall http://t.co/JG7LJ0mky5 pic.twitter.com/D6K2kUfQ40
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The rifle has yet to be located and it is the only weapon stolen in the protests that have riled the town of Ferguson, police said. So far, 10 police cars have been destroyed.
Violent protests erupted on Monday night after Darren Wilson, the white police officer behind the shooting death of Michael Brown was not indicted by the grand jury.
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