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Shop manager pelted with sex toys in Australian stick-up

AFP | Last Updated: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 08:32

Sydney: A shop manager was pelted with sex toys by an intruder wearing a wig and crotchless pants in an Australian erotica store stick-up, police said Sunday.

The man forced his way into the Brisbane adult shop through the roof just before 5:30 am on Saturday, setting off the alarm.

"Upon being disturbed the man threw a number of items he was attempting to steal out of his hands and proceeded to climb back through the roof," police said in a statement.

"Police located the man climbing down from the roof of the business."

According to local media reports, the intruder was wearing a wig, crotchless pants and a dress.

He was charged with break and enter and drug possession offences.

"There`s definitely a funny side to it," the manager, Fiona Coldrick, told The Australian newspaper.

"Obviously what he was wearing was pretty amusing.

"You`ve got to see the lighter side of it."

It is the second sex store robbery in northern Australia this week.

On Thursday, a man crashed through the roof of a Cairns erotica outlet during a botched burglary, making off with a "Fantasy Fetish" pack which included a saddle. He was arrested nearby and faced court on Friday.

First Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 08:32
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