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Cops hunt for toilet thief

January 2, 2013

ROSEVILLE, OH — A thief has been stealing toilet parts from men’s rooms throughout the town, according to WWJ-TV.

toilet paperDeputy Police Chief Don Glandon has explained that the thief has been targeting the exposed piping that leads to a toilet or urinal, the article stated.

Scrap metal thieves targeting toilets are no amateur plumbers

"In one incident … one of the automatic flush mechanisms was taken so … that might lean towards someone took it for a job that he's doing or a replacement on some other piece of equipment," said Glandon.

According to the article, whoever is stealing the parts could be doing so to be scrapping the metal for a profit.

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