Cape Gazette

Habitat for Humanity burglarized

By Melissa Steele | Sep 05, 2013

Delaware State Police are investigating a burglary at the Sussex County Habitat for Humanity in which almost $5,000 of tools was stolen.

According to Habitat officials, the burglary before Labor Day weekend was the first in the organization's 22 years of operation.

Someone broke into a construction tool trailer and took mitre saws, pneumatic nailers, a compressor, a table saw, a circular saw, scaffolding and a generator, officials said.

Police had no further information on the burglary.

Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is asking for donations to help offset the cost of buying new tools.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Bernard Gilmore | Sep 05, 2013 12:40

Sad, sad story, which impacts those among us who truly need help.


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