'Bathroom bandit' steals plumbing at businesses

Monday, May 9, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Police in Ohio's capital are searching for a man who's been pilfering plumbing from stores, hospitals and restaurants. Dubbed the Bathroom Bandit, he enters local establishments, visits the men's restroom, disconnects the plumbing and leaves with the stolen parts in his backpack, police said. The businesses have to replace the parts and hire a plumber to repair the man's toilet tinkering. The thief has struck a Kmart, several restaurants and a hospital.

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