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Man allegedly steals friend’s rifle; poses with it in photo

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Matthew Brown, 32, allegedly stole his friend's rifle, posed in a photo with the gun online and allegedly tried to sell it. Credit: SLMPD Matthew Brown, 32, allegedly stole his friend's rifle, posed in a photo with the gun online and allegedly tried to sell it. Credit: SLMPD
SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A south St. Louis man is facing charges for allegedly stealing his friend’s rifle and then posing with it in a photo.

Matthew Brown, 32, is charged with theft of a firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Police believe Brown stole a rifle from his friend’s home. The friend then saw a photo of Brown posing with the gun online, police say. Officers believe Brown was trying to sell the gun.

A witness allegedly heard Brown confess to the crime.

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