Break-ins, broken windows, and vandalism beset local businesses – Regina Leader Post

“We have probably spent between $5,000 and $6,000, replacing windows, and probably around $2,000 of product has been stolen.”

Takeaway Gourmet manager Jillian Warawa sits for a portrait at the local business next to a pane of broken glass. Photo by KAYLE NEIS /Regina Leader-Post

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A rash of vandalism, busted windows and theft have affected a number of local Regina businesses including O’Hanlons Irish Pub, Victoria’s Tavern, Pile O’ Bones Brewing Company, Takeaway Gourmet and Bar Willow to name a few.

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Jillian Warawa, manager of Takeaway Gourmet, said the first break-in happened a month ago.

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“They stole all of our cash, of course, no cheese, but all of our cured meats,” said Warawa. A new laptop was left, as were speakers and other, one would think, tantalizing items.

“Weird robbery, hey?”

The store, which specializes in cheese and gourmet fare was again the target of vandals this week early on Tuesday …….


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