11 May 2011

Hair care burglary ring arrested

5:27 pm on 11 May 2011

Police in Christchurch say they have busted a burglary ring which targeted hair care products.

Six people were arrested as part of an operation to bring down the ring, which police say is responsible for stealing about $200,000 worth of hair care products, clothing and electronics.

Detective Senior Sergeant John Rae says and stolen property was recovered from two addresses in Avonhead and Islington.

Forty police officers were involved the operation.