Theft of gun, baseball card — with up to $40,000 value — reported to BG police

A gun and baseball card reportedly worth thousands of dollars were reported stolen from a campsite in the city last month.

A North Grove Street resident told Bowling Green police that he had been camping in the woods across from the recycling center on East Poe Road on Oct. 9.

He told police that at approximately 1 p.m. he left his campsite and returned at approximately 7 p.m. and found his tent and campsite ransacked, according to the Bowling Green Police Division report.

He reported a 40-caliber Sears black powder muzzle loader with a running rabbit on the right side was stolen, and was valued between $10,000 and $20,000. Also taken was a rookie Nolan Ryan baseball card, which he said was valued between $10,000 and $20,000.

He told police his survival knife, valued at $30, also had been taken, according to the report.

At this time, there are no suspects or leads and this incident is closed unless further information develops, according to the report.