Thieves steal $250,000 of Toshiba gear

Summary:The NSW Police service is investigating the theft of $250,000 worth of Toshiba equipment following a ram raid in Sydney this morning.

The NSW Police service is investigating the theft of $250,000 worth of Toshiba equipment following a ram raid in Sydney this morning.

It has been alleged by the police that three people in three separate vehicles drove into the rear exit of a Toshiba warehouse in Homebush and proceeded to loot a pallet of computer equipment.

The police added that the alleged thieves made off with around 100 computers and laptops.

One of the vehicles used in the daring raid was found dumped, having been set alight several suburbs away.

The police are reviewing the security camera footage and have urged anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

In the meantime, the police have said that "anyone offered a Toshiba laptop for sale and who doubts the voracity of the offer should contact investigators".

The police currently have their hands full with gadget theft investigations, following a similar break-in by two thieves armed with sledgehammers at an Apple Store in Bondi Junction, Sydney a fortnight ago.

Topics: Laptops, Hardware, Legal, Mobility, Security, Toshiba

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