hit Lamaha Park home
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jack used by the burglar to prise
the steel work apart.
Wilburg, who was sleeping alongside her husband and their young baby, recalled that around 4:00 h, she woke up, rolled over and looked through her bedroom door which was ajar, only to be confronted by a man standing in the doorway and pointing a gun in their direction.
The Wilburg house in Lamaha Park.
woman screamed and impulsively jumped out of bed, shouting ĎThief!
Thief!í, waking her husband. At that, the intruder bolted through an
But in his haste to escape, he left behind a hydraulic jack which he had used to prise apart the steel grill-work on the window, in order to squeeze his way in.
stolen: a lap top computer, three cellular phones, and their
five-year-old sonís school bag
tool remained neatly fitted between two bars of steel on the window. And
on the ground outside the window was one of the phones he had taken from
the house, connected to its charger.
louvre window panes which he removed from the window were placed neatly on
the ground out in the yard.
who surmised that the man must have been in her home for quite some time
before being detected, was in such a state of shock when visited by this
newspaper, she was unable to say what else might have been missing from
the floor in the dining room were her sonís school books which the
robber had emptied in order to use the back pack to fetch his booty away.
Meanwhile, the child and his sister, sleeping in their bedroom, were
unaware of the manís presence in the house, even though he might have
been observing them, and looking around their room as well.
couple also feels that there may have been another person outside, to whom
he had handed the items. She said the door had been properly secured so
that he was unable to open it to get out, or even pass any sizeable item
through. It was perhaps for this reason that the men did not take away the
desk top computer nor television set and other larger items.
East La Penitence police were contacted and responded promptly, but the
men had left even before the phone call was made.
residents in the scheme reported that, over the last few days, intruders
were breaking into peopleís homes when they are away at work or asleep
Lamaha Park has a community policing group which is currently reorganizing, following a period of dormancy.
Friday, June 19, 2009