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Summer construction season sees rise in thefts

Two weeks ago someone drove off with a Caterpillar loader in Gatineau, and last Thursday thieves stole three air conditioning units from a housing development in Barrhaven.
There has been a rise in thefts of appliances and other goods from construction sites in Ottawa. 2:32

Two weeks ago someone drove off with a Caterpillar loader in Gatineau, and last Thursday thieves stole three air conditioning units from a housing development in Barrhaven.

As Simon Gardner reports in the above video, developers and construction companies say these kinds of thefts are becoming all too common.