Mahoning Township police are requesting the public's assistance to locate Dillon Hontz, who has been charged stealing a firearm.
Hontz is last known to have resided in Jim Thorpe.
He has been charged with theft by unlawful taking, a felony.
The gun was taken from a home in the Nis Hollow neighborhood and recovered by police in Burlington County, N.J.
Anyone with information about Hontz's whereabouts is asked to call police at 570-386-2241 or 570-325-9111.