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Thieves get $16K worth of shampoo and mouthwash from truck yard

Aug. 20, 2013 at 1:39 PM   |   Comments

HAMILTON, Ontario, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Authorities in Canada said a burglary at an Ontario trucking company resulted in the loss of nearly $16,300 worth of shampoo and mouthwash.

Constable Debbie McGreal-Dinning of the Hamilton Police Service said the shampoo and mouthwash were packed into a 2005 DMND-FV trailer for shipping when the thieves entered at some point between midnight and 6 a.m. Aug. 16 and stole a 2003 blue Freightliner tractor to haul the goods away, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Tuesday.

McGreal-Dinning said investigators do not know if the thieves intended to take the shampoo and mouthwash or whether they were just the most convenient objects to take.

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