Thieves Make Off with E9 From UK Gym

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David Murray climbing instructor at Climb, Byker the center was broken into and had thousands of pounds worth of clothing stolen. Photo: Chronicle Live
David Murray climbing instructor at Climb, Byker the center was broken into and had thousands of pounds worth of clothing stolen. Photo: Chronicle Live

Apparently the Italian climbing brand, E9 is so hot right now that people are going to extreme lengths to get their hands on it. Climb Newcastle, a gym along the north eastern coast of England was recently raided by burglars who made off with the specialist climbing clothing valued at thousands of pounds as well as cash, according to Chronical Live.

The thieves may find it difficult to off load the cloths as Climb Newcastle is the only place in the North East to stock the brand.

Company director Chris Graham said on behalf of the company: “The clothing is very distinctive, with bright colours and big E9 logos.

“We are the only stockist in Tyne and Wear and, in the case of the jackets in particular, there are only a handful in the country.”

He added: “Not only are we devastated but our customers will be disappointed that they cannot kit themselves out in the new range of clothing.”