Canterbury dairy targeted by thieves for third time

The Prebbleton Dairy in Canterbury has reportedly been targeted by burglars for the third time....
The Prebbleton Dairy in Canterbury has reportedly been targeted by burglars for the third time. Photo: George Heard
A dairy in Canterbury was targeted by burglars for the third time on Thursday morning.

Police said they were called to a commercial premises at Prebbleton in the Selwyn district after a ram-raid burglary about 3.35am.

Items were taken and they are making enquiries into the incident.

A spokesperson for the Prebbleton Dairy on Springs Rd confirmed it happened at their store.

"It is basically the third time," he told the Herald.

A post on the Prebbleton Community group on Facebook on April 27 said someone smashed into the front door of the dairy and "steal a few things."

Last week, Barkers' Convenience Store in Hornby was targeted with the offenders taking "a lot" of cigarettes.

A few days before that incident on May 13, there was another ram-raid and attempted burglary at the On The Spot on Hamill Rd in Halswell.

A vehicle was located at the scene but it did not appear anything was taken from the premises.

-By Devon Bolger

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