A thief looks directly into a hidden security camera.
Queenstown police are looking for a man who broke into
the Frankton Arm Tavern yesterday morning and tried to break
open a safe.
After about an hour of attacking the safe with an angle
grinder, he left empty handed.
A witness noticed two males leaving the area.
Queenstown police intelligence analyst Constable Sean Drader
said the man entered the tavern through the roof and ceiling
of an adjoining building between 5am and 6am.
Initially wearing a balaclava, the man removed it part way
through his efforts, after apparently getting too hot.
Eventually, after having no luck he had a good look around
before packing up and leaving, Const Drader said.
As he did so he looked straight in to a hidden security
Further photos and video footage of the man can be viewed on
the Queenstown Police Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Queenstown-Police/36732244172.