Celebrity Couple Fall Victim to Burglary

Actors Jang Dong-gun and Ko So-young have fallen victim to a burglar who stole three cameras from their holiday home in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province.

Jang and Ko are living in Seoul and do not have a security guard at the holiday home, which was completed just a month ago.

Police in Gapyeong said on Wednesday a security company reported the theft to the police after the burglar alarm went off on Tuesday night. The police confirmed that the thief broke into the house by breaking the glass door at the back and stole three cameras that were displayed in the living room.

A police officer said, "There were few valuables in the house except for furniture and electronic appliances, so it seems that the thief just took the cameras and fled."

The house has eight CCTV cameras, but none of them captured the thief as they were either too far from the entry point or angled the wrong way, according to the police.

The house is part of a gated estate for the rich with spectacular views over the Bukhan River and Lake Cheongpyeong. 

englishnews@chosun.com / Mar. 06, 2014 12:40 KST