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Saturday, Mar 06, 2021

Hooded burglar makes off with $$ from Bolo's after forcing open safe

Hooded burglar makes off with $$ from Bolo's after forcing open safe

Bolos Department Store in the heart of Road Town was burglarised at the weekend, our newsroom has been informed.

According to reports reaching our newsroom, a lone burglar entered the building using a ladder to gain entry to the second floor sometime between Saturday night, January 16, 2021, and early Sunday morning.

CCTV footage allegedly showed the burglar, who was dressed in black with a hoody, sneakers and a mask, in the perfume section of the store.

The burglar then reportedly covered the lens of the security cameras with lotion.

Reports are that a safe was forced open with what is believed to be an electrical grinder. The safe allegedly contained several bags, along with an undetermined amount of cash and coins. Only the coins remained.

It was also discovered that the Manager’s Office was ransacked.

Police are said to be investigating.

Bolo's Department Store was severely damaged by Hurricane Irma in September 2017 and only recently underwent major rehabilitation works.


According to reports reaching our newsroom, a lone burglar entered the building using a ladder to gain entry to the second floor, on this side of the building, sometime between Saturday night, January 16, 2021, and early Sunday morning.

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