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Thieves break into new Bath & Barley beer spa

14:27 31/05/2021

Bath & Barley, a new spa where customers can soak in vats of beer, has been open for only a month and has already had a break-in. Two as yet unidentified young men forced the lock on the door of the business in the heart of Brussels late one night last week.

The security cameras at Bath & Barley (not to be confused with Good Beer Spa, opening later this week at Madou) picked up pretty good footage of at least one of the suspects, as he had failed to wear his facemask. Seeing the camera, he quickly put it on.

“We can only assume that these guys could simply not wait to get their hands on our outstanding collection of soaps,” quipped co-owner Louis Raes to Bruzz. But seriously, he continued, “we are a cashless business, so there was no money to steal. Outside of a telephone and a whole lot of damage to our front door, it was wasted energy.”

The robbery has been reported to local police, and there was no interruption to the business.

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Photo courtesy Bath & Barley

  

Written by Lisa Bradshaw