Sledgehammer-wielding burglars clean out NSRI store room

2015-10-16 19:48
The hole through which the burglars are believed to have entered the NSRI store room. (Supplied, NSRI)

The hole through which the burglars are believed to have entered the NSRI store room. (Supplied, NSRI)

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Cape Town - The NSRI's store room in Maitland has been burgled.

In a statement, the sea rescue body said medical supplies, splints, spinal trauma boards, boxes of branded NSRI uniforms and boat propellers, among other things, had been stolen.

Police are investigating a case of robbery.

The NSRI said the burglary occured despite electric fencing and 24-hour security at the complex.

Its spokesperson Craig Lambinon said NSRI personnel arrived to investigate after they were alerted to the incident by on-site security.

He said it was discovered that the burglars had most likely gained entry with the use of a sledgehammer through the double-bricked wall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Maitland Police station on 021 5069400 or the SA Police Services on 10111.

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