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Burglars busted by watchful neighbours

A Kratie family can thank their lucky stars for nosy next-door neighbours after the ad hoc neighbourhood watch foiled a robbery on Monday.

Police said three men had waited for the family to leave home before breaking in and scooping cash, jewellery and some five computers.

Watching from their windows, neighbours rang the police, who arrived before the men had even cleared the threshold. All three were sent to court. DEUM AMPIL

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