Bid to rob kids’ clothes worth Dh2M foiled
dubai — A gang of thieves spent more than three hours trying to break the locks of a warehouse containing kids’ clothes worth Dh2 million, but had to stop and run away after spotting a car in the area.
The three Pakistani workers, aged between 21 and 33, allegedly tried to rob the warehouse located in Ras Al Khor Industrial area on August 4. The warehouse belonged to a Chinese businesswoman. They were all charged with robbery attempt in the Court of First Instance.
Around 2.30am on August 3, the owner of the warehouse closed and locked the warehouse. However, at 7am on August 5, she called the police after finding the warehouse’s locks broken.
“I checked the goods and found nothing was stolen. I checked the CCTV and found the thieves had come at 8.30pm on August 4. Two of them wearing masks tried to break the locks with a sharp tool. It took them three hours to break two
With the CCTV recordings, we could have a clear photo of one of the thieves. We circulated it among CID officers and sources and eventually nabbed him. He led us to his accomplices on August 7.” A police sergeant
out of three locks. But they had to flee the place after spotting a car coming,” she told the prosecutor.
A police sergeant said: “With the CCTV recordings, we could have a clear photo of one of the thieves. We circulated it among CID officers and sources and eventually nabbed him. He led us to his accomplices on August 7.”
Two of them admitted to the police they had previously come to the warehouse and worked as porters for the owner. The third man claimed he was unaware of his friends’ robbery plan and that he was asked to accompany them.