Apartment residents hit by rash of air conditioner thefts - New York News

Apartment residents hit by rash of air conditioner thefts

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DETROIT (WJBK) - Katrina Mack is among the tenants at Central Park Village whose air conditioning units were stolen, nine in total.

Just shells remain of most at the west side Detroit apartments, while other units were removed completely.

"We have another tenant that is 80 years old," Mack said. "They took the whole thing from her unit."

Mack said that with the temperatures rising this week, "it's not good."

The thefts happened sometime after 4 a.m. Monday when neighbors said they saw two men disconnecting the air conditioners with a set of garden loppers.
 
Resident Tischa Jackson scared one of them off.

"I just yelled out and said a few vulgar words to him and he ran off," Jackson said.

Her son called 911.

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