I am pretty sure that the individuals who decided to raid a store yesterday evening in Dorset probably thought that they had at least 5 minutes to carry out their deed before the police arrived.
They, therefore, assumed that this period of time would give them enough of a window of opportunity to force entry into the store, help themselves to the stores’ belongings and then leave the scene.
On this occasion, their timings were interrupted by an unmarked ARV that was sat in the very same car park where the heist was to happen.
In a tweet shared on the @AllianceARV twitter feed, an officer confirmed:
“When you’re burgling, do a proper recce and notice the unmarked police car parked in the corner of the car park, before you smash your way through the front door of the store!
“Then don’t come out with a hammer and get tasered!!”
You can imagine the look on the faces of the intruders as they exited the premises only to be met with an Officer and his/her assortment of ‘compliance equipment’ that included a bright yellow taser.
Another ‘oppo’ (colleague) also tried to imagine how things ‘went down’ by tweeting (@PD_Chase):
“I can imagine the convo in the police car when said burglars turned up….’oh what we got here’, ‘they’re never breaking in’, ‘wait are they really’, ‘yep they really are’
I am pretty sure that the culprits were probably left thinking just how was it possible that the police either:
A) got to the scene so quickly
B) which one of their ‘associates’ had tipped off the police?
Either way, it’s always nice to hear about the ‘activities’ of burglars being disrupted and those responsible being caught – especially in circumstances such as these!
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