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Sweet Shop Owners Set Honey Trap To Catch Burglar

WHEN Jane and Neil Hutton realised a burglar was stealing from their Beehive Treats sweet shop in Marlow, Bucks, they set a honey trap and waited.

Says Mr Hutton:

“At every stage there were little traps, things that would tell us exactly where he was and what he was doing. First the Victorian shop bell rang as someone came in and then there was the sound of the Windowlene bottle being knocked over by the first till. Next came the rustling of someone fighting through full bin bags in the dark and then, and this was not in the plan, the sounds of the loo being used and flushed.”

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Posted: 13th, August 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment