MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KSDK) - Police are investigating after an assault rifle was stolen from alocked vehicle in a hotel parking lot.

Police say a Bushmaster AR-15 and 100 rounds of .223 caliber ammunition were stolen from an unlocked vehicle around 7 p.m. from the vehicle parked at the Drury Inn Hotel, located in the 1200 block of Dorsett Road.

Major Joseph Delia with the Maryland Heights Police Department says additional information will not be released because the investigation is active.