Thieves suck €1000s from cash register

2013-11-13 19:43

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Rome - Thieves in Salerno in southern Italy have come up with a novel way of stealing money from an automatic petrol station cash register, using a vacuum cleaner to suck the notes out.

The thieves made a hole in the cash register in the town of Sala Consilina before sucking out €3 000 in cash, according to the Corriere del Mezzogiorno daily on Wednesday.

The automatic alarm system was set off but by the time the police arrived at the crime scene, the only thing left was the vacuum cleaner, the newspaper said.

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