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Two men steal cash, watches, other items worth ¥1 mil from house in Saitama Prefecture


Two men broke into a house in Niiza City, Saitama Prefecture, on Saturday and stole cash and other items, as well as a small safe, for a total haul worth about one million yen, police said.

According to police, at around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, a teenage boy called 110 and said that two men had broken into his family’s home, threatened him with a hammer and had stolen 100,000 yen in cash, jewelry and luxury items, including a watch, TV Asahi reported.

The junior high school boy and his grandparents were the only occupants at home at the time, police said, adding nobody was injured. The boy’s parents were away for the night and his grandparents slept through the incident.

The intruders broke a balcony window on the second floor to get into the house.

The boy told police they were approximately 180 centimeters tall, of slim build, and wore work clothes and black helmets.

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Will start seeing this more and more sadly.

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It's always an inside job.

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I don't believe that it's always an inside job, but this one sure reeks of it.

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Hmmm. The police might want to ask that JHS boy a few more questions...

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Insurance fraud

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Well what about The robbery in Aichi Prefecture where a man sitting in his car was robbed of 63,000 yen by

two foreigners who threatened him with a hammer. Could be the same two guys traveling around with their hammer robbing at different locations....

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They knew what they would find.

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I wouldn't be surprised if they turned out to be classmates of his.

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