Thieves strip NZ apartment block…
Burglars pose as demolition crews before systematically stripping empty block.
Burglars have stripped an empty apartment complex stealing everything – including 32 kitchen sinks.
The crews behind the thefts posed as demolition workers and spent weeks inside the Auckland apartments.
They brazenly parked a truck in the driveway and erected a bright orange safety fence before donning hard hats and high-vis vests.
Inside, they ripped out window frames, doors, bathroom vanities and even the wiring in the walls. The railings on the balconies have gone, as have carpet, kitchen benches and almost every electrical fitting.
Police have arrested four people and charged them with burglary after they were found in the 32-unit apartment complex in Kelston. They have pleaded not guilty.
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Posted: November 6th, 2011 under General.