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Video Shows Bizarre Moment Burglar Uses A Child's Duvet To Hide His Identity As He Steals Money And Jewellery

The thief is still at large.

04/04/2016 18:26

A burglar has come up with a novel way of disguising his appearance - by hiding under a child's duvet.

Police in New Zealand have released CCTV footage of the thief shuffling around a house in south Auckland, hidden under the bedding, while he searches for valuables. 

Counties Manukau Police posted footage of the burglary on their Facebook page, calling for help to identify the thief, who swiped money and jewellery. 

Sergeant John Roberts of the Counties Manukau Police Tactical Crime Unit described the thief as a male Caucasian, aged in his 20s, of slim build.

We need your help to identify the male in this video who carried out a burglary in Dannemora on the morning of March 20 2016. Sergeant John Roberts of the Counties Manukau Police Tactical Crime Unit says the male has covered himself with a duvet and crawled around the house stealing a number of items including cash and jewellery. The offender has been caught on internal CCTV footage. Police are looking for a male Caucasian, aged in his 20s, and of slim build.Any information on who this person is can be provided to Sergeant John Roberts on 09 261 1300 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Thanks

Posted by Counties Manukau Police on Sunday, April 3, 2016
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