US Senate candidate Kris Kobach reports guns stolen from his pickup

Four guns stolen from a truck outside a Wichita hotel

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Senate candidate and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach reported that he had four guns stolen from his pickup truck parked at a Wichita hotel over the weekend.

Officers responded to a call from Kobach around 11:30 a.m. Saturday at a hotel parking garage, Wichita police said. Investigators believe someone broke into Kobach’s pickup overnight and stole a rifle, two shotguns and a handgun.

A spokeswoman for Kobach’s campaign said he was in Wichita for a campaign event and had the long guns with him for a scheduled shooting event.

“Secretary Kobach always has at least one firearm with him for personal protection,” campaign spokeswoman Danedri Herbert said in a statement.

Campaign spokeswoman Danedri Herbert said Kobach also “always has at least one firearm with him for personal protection.”

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