Hot-Tubbing Burglars Leave Undies Behind

British thieves go in for a soak before work
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 16, 2010 4:44 AM CST
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A crew of cheeky British bandits has an unusual MO: Find homes with hot tubs, enjoy a soak, then steal the owners' luxury goods—and leave their wet undies behind. The bizarre gang has stolen thousand of dollars in cash and property, reports the Telegraph. “There is a serious side to this, even though some people might find it amusing," said a Lancashire police spokesman. One of the victims declared: "It takes some nerve to use the hot tub before breaking in. You would expect most burglars would want to get in and out of a house as quickly and quietly as possible." Click for more weird crimes.
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