Jay Township, PA – A pellet rifle was found in a scrap vehicle at a recycling center in Elk County.

State Police in Ridgway say that a Sears and Roebuck 22 caliber pellet rifle was found inside a vehicle that had been taken to Novey Recycling in Weedville on Redwood Avenue, Jay Township.

Although the vehicle was dropped off on July 20, police started the investigation on Monday, Aug. 12.