Thieves steal £80,000 of beer from Stockport warehouse using fork lift trucks, reports Manchester Evening News
A gang of thieves stole £80,000 of beer - using forklift trucks stolen from a neighbouring business.
According to the report, 60 pallets of alcohol were taken from Pol Beer, on Richardson Street, Heaviley, some time between Sunday (October 12) at 3pm and Monday at 8am.
The two forklifts, used to commit the crime, had been stolen from Auto Floor, a business nearby, and used to load the crates onto a large vehicle.
During the raid a further £2,000 worth of beer was damaged, as was a forklift truck that was left tipped on its side.