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Hot water heating units targeted in Manawatu burglaries

Hot water heating units targeted in Manawatu burglaries

Over the past week commerical premises and residential properties under construction in Palmerston North and Feilding have been subject to night time burglaries where external hotwater heating units (instant and cylinder) have been targted.

In these cases, care has been taken to remove the units, indicating that they are to be restalled elsewhere.

Palmerston North and Feilding police are appealing to the public to be extra vigilant around construction sites and porperties which have external hot water heaters and report any suspicous behaviour, people or vehicles.

We would also like to hear from anyone that has had offered to them secondhand external hotwater heating units at a greatly reduced or discouted price.

Phone: 063513600 or alternatively information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

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