Blast From the Past

Friday, January 05, 2007

Taking The Piss

Yahoo News Story

Police said on Friday they were hunting a man who stole a urinal from a pub toilet.

The suspect walked into the Royal Oak pub in Southampton, ordered half a pint of beer and then made several visits to the men's toilet.

There he carefully removed a white urinal from the wall, stuffed it into a rucksack and was captured on closed circuit television walking out with the bulging sack on his back.

"He made a very, very expert job of dismantling it from the wall and turning the water off. A very professional job," landlord Alan Dreja said in a video posted on the Southampton Daily Echo newspaper's Web site.

A police spokesman said the thief may have been a tradesman.

"One of the theories is the guy is some sort of cut-price plumber who is going round and stealing parts to order," he said.

3 comments:

ParttimePolisman said...

Detectives investigating the case have said that 'We've got nothing to go on"

Take the mother in law.. no go on, take her, I don't want her.

I'm here all week. Why don't you try the veal :)

Joe90 said...

I think he was just attempting to take the piss, quite succesfully.

PC South West said...

A 42 year old man has handed himself into police in Salisbury. He said he took it as a souvenir.
What was he going to do with it?