Thief uses sticky mouse traps to steal drop box money, checks

He’s placing his money the place his mouse is.

South Carolina police are on the hunt for a person who allegedly used mouse traps to steal money from drop bins in Spartanburg like some bizarro “Batman” villain.

“We need your help to identify a sticky fingered thief!” the Spartanburg police wrote on their Facebook web page Tuesday.

Per the police reviews, the MacGyver-esque felony reportedly used sticky paper mouse traps on a string to pilfer money, checks and money orders from three totally different hire drop bins on Aug. 1 and a pair of, WYFF reported. At one of many areas, the thief reportedly commandeered a whopping 50 checks and money orders, though the entire greenback quantity was not disclosed.

The man reportedly stole 50 checks and money orders from one web site.
Spartanburg Police Department

Accompanying doorbell digicam footage, launched by Ring, reveals a person in a jumper, glasses and masks yanking money from a drop box on somebody’s entrance porch, reported WSPA 7 News.

The money trapper was “wearing glasses, a white hat, and a black Adidas hoodie with white stripes” and “driving a dark SUV, possibly a Jeep Cherokee, when he left the scene,” the Spartanburg police reported.

And the burglar wasn’t completely sticky-fingered, as he supposedly left a mouse lure and a blue towel at one of many areas, in accordance to WYFF.

Anyone with data concerning the suspect is requested to name the Spartanburg Police Department at 864-596-2065 or Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIMESC.

The thief used a sticky mouse lure on a string.
Spartanburg Police Department
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