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Insulting note left by thief at Sydney Seaforth Community Centre: Rachel Simons

Read the insulting note a brazen thief left ‘a broke uni student’ after breaking into her workplace and stealing his laptop: ‘You should take security seriously’

  • ‘A broke uni student’ has had her laptop nicked from her workplace in Sydney 
  • The thief left Rachel Simons an insulting note, penned in pink felt pen ink 
  • An Apple MacBook Pro and blue UEboom, Black EFM Austin speakers were taken
  • The after-care school worker said she would not prosecute anyone who returns it

‘A broke uni student’ has been left devastated after her Apple MacBook Pro was stolen from her workplace, with the thief leaving an insulting letter.

Rachel Simons, who works as an after-school carer at the Seaforth Community Centre on Sydney’s northern beaches, said she lost her new laptop and speakers when the centre was robbed on Tuesday night.

She posted the note found at the scene, penned in pink felt pen, to social media on Wednesday in the hope of finding the culprit.

The note, that had drawn sad emojis on it, read: ‘Sorry you should take security seriously. Blame the council and get a refund for your laptops. Sowwy.’

Ms Simons said if the offender came forward with her computer, which has all her work on it, she would not prosecute them.

The note, that had drawn sad emojis on it, read: 'Sorry you should take security seriously. Blame the council and get a refund for your laptops. Sowwy'

The note, which had drawn sad emojis on it, read: ‘Sorry you should take security seriously. Blame the council and get a refund for your laptops. Sowwy’

'I'm a broke uni student and I don't have the money to buy a new one and I need it for the upcoming semester,' Rachel Simons (pictured) said

‘I’m a broke uni student and I don’t have the money to buy a new one and I need it for the upcoming semester,’ Rachel Simons (pictured) said

‘Please if anyone recognises this writing or you see a child with a new laptop or new speakers (blue UEboom, Black EFM Austin) please let me know,’ she said.

‘Otherwise the forensics team will be taking finger prints from the paper and they will find out who took it and they will be prosecuted.’

Ms Simons told Nine News her colleague called her on Wednesday to tell her that her computer was gone after a break in.

‘I’m just so upset,’ Ms Simons said.

‘I’m a broke uni student and I don’t have the money to buy a new one and I need it for the upcoming semester.’

The laptop, which she bought three months ago and was yet to be paid off, was used for work purposes but because it was also her own personal device, it isn’t covered by the centre’s insurance.

Rachel Simons, who works as an after-school carer at the Seaforth Community Centre on Sydney's northern beaches (pictured), said she lost her new laptop and speakers when the centre was robbed on Tuesday night

Rachel Simons, who works as an after-school carer at the Seaforth Community Centre on Sydney’s northern beaches (pictured), said she lost her new laptop and speakers when the centre was robbed on Tuesday night

Ms Simons (pictured with a pooch) said if the offender came forward with her computer, which has all her work on it, she would not prosecute them.

Ms Simons (pictured with a pooch) said if the offender came forward with her computer, which has all her work on it, she would not prosecute them.

NSW police are investigating the alleged theft and break-in and are urging anyone with information to contact police.

‘Between 2.50pm on Tuesday and 6.45am Wednesday, police have been told that a laptop and speaker were stolen from a community centre in Baringa Avenue, Seaforth,’ a NSW police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command were notified and have commenced an investigation.’

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