….thousands in stocks missingA stall at the New Amsterdam Market was discovered burglarised on Thursday morning, and close to a quarter of a million dollars in stocks has been reported missing.Tamika Benjamin told this publication that that morning she went to her stall, situated aback the market in an unsecured area, and as she got there, she openedTamika Benjaminup and spent several minutes before opening the main door.The woman noted that the items which she had placed on the floor were not in the shop. She also discovered that a board was removed from the back of the business place.A board was apparently removed, and the perpetrator used a stick to pull whatever was possible.A total of $232,000 in clothing and beverages was missing. The woman explained that 27 pairs of slippers worth $40,000 were also stolen, along with a quantity of sandals valued at $87,000.In November last year, thieves had broken into Benjamin’s stall and removed $36,000 worth of goods.Benjamin has been operating her stall in the market for two years. A few years back, breakages in the New Amsterdam Market were weekly occurrences. On one occasion a beret belonging to a constable was found at a broken stall on the morning when vendors went into the market. Recently, a former constabulary officer alleged that he was told to assist with the breakage of stalls on the thirdThe hole created in the wall to remove the itemsnight of his employment. The ex-employee noted that all those in the department were a part of that activity when he worked there. Benjamin told this publication that breakages and not as frequent now. “I can’t remember when last I hear that a market stall break,” she said.