Barrie police are investigating after a Smith and Wesson .40 calibre handgun and ammunition was stolen from a vehicle belonging to a Peel Regional Police officer.

According to investigators, the theft happened from a vehicle that was parked in the driveway of a home on Rose Street, sometime between 8 p.m. on Friday and 5 a.m. on Saturday.

The vehicle belongs to a Peel Regional Police officer who lives in Barrie. Police say the officer’s duty belt, which contains the hand gun, 46 rounds of ammunition, pepper spray, a baton and handcuffs, was stolen.

Investigators say force was used, while stealing the equipment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.