False reports claiming a chip in Ford car stereos could pick up free digital TV led to a spate of thefts from vehicles in the city. As a result, the Autoglass branch was called upon to complete a 120 side glass replacements in two days – more than double their usual number of jobs. A further 70 side glass replacements completed by the team through the week were also blamed on the mythical report.
Digital TV rumour sparks crime spree
29/11/2006 in NEWS