Sale businesses burgled

WELLINGTON Crime Investigation Unit is investigating five commercial burglaries that occurred in Sale’s central business district overnight on Wednesday.

Police said a hairdressers, financial institution, motel, electronics business and a nursery were broken in to.

Police believe businesses were targeted for cash, but said only small amounts of petty cash appeared to be taken.

Police said the incidents may have been related.

Wellington Crime Investigation Unit is encouraging businesses and individuals to have secure fitted safes that cannot be carried away and audible alarm systems.

People with information are urged to phone Wellington Crime Investigation Unit or to remain anonymous phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.