How three crims pretending to be tradies FOOLED a complete pub and walked out with $30,000 in pokie takings
- The daring transfer of three thieves in hi-vis netted them roughly $30,000
- The afternoon theft on the Junction Lodge in Newcastle, NSW caught on CCTV
- They walked out with the pokie machine money dispenser in a daring theft
- Native detectives are investigating a possible hyperlink to different native robberies
Three pretend tradies tricked pubgoers into pondering they have been busy working away because the afternoon rush kicked in after they have been truly robbing the joint.
Sporting hi-vis shorts, caps and and masks, the thieves walked into the Junction Lodge in Newcastle, NSW, on July 4 and rapidly focused the poker machine space.
They have been solely inside for a minute however walked out with an estimated $30,000 after taking the money dispenser.
Two pretend tradies (pictured) tricked pubgoers into pondering they have been busy working away because the afternoon rush kicked in however in precise truth they have been robbing the pub
Not even the worker within the poker machine room was alert to their ruse till the boys had left.
It was round 4.30pm when three robbers dressed as tradies set on the favored pub. The primary man entered via a hearth exit with the second strolling via behind him moments later with a trolley for the cash.
A 3rd man, additionally kitted in hi-vis, stood watch on the door.
The 2 inside merely lifted the dispenser onto the trolley and walked out with out being challenged.
The lads have been solely inside for a minute however walked out with an estimated $30,000 after taking the money dispenser from the poker machine room
The dispenser was discovered dumped weeks afterward the banks of the Hunter.
Native detectives are hyperlinks between this theft and comparable ones within the area, reported The Newcastle Information.
The Lambton Park Lodge, Tanilba Bay Golf Membership, Mattara Lodge at Charlestown and the Hawks Nest Golf Membership have all been focused in latest months.
On every event the thieves took cigarette machines.
The Junction Lodge (pictured) in Newcastle was the most recent of many services within the space robbed in latest months, with native detectives wanting right into a doable connection to the opposite robberies