Incident report

The homeowners were away at a friend’s wedding.

They had gone in one car, leaving the other on the drive.

Using the bin to stand on, the burglars were able to reach over the side gate and release the unsecured bolt.

The unlocked shed allowed the burglars to use the family’s own tools against them.

They forced the back door with a shovel they had taken from the shed.

They ransacked the house looking for money and items of value to sell.

They found the keys to the family’s second car.

They bundled all the items into pillow cases stolen from the house, loaded the car and drove off.

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