Thieves take toilet seat from courthouse

July 13, 2012 at 2:32 PM

KRISTIANSTAD, Sweden, July 13 (UPI) -- Police in Sweden said they arrested two people accused of attempting to steal items including a toilet seat from a courthouse.

Kristianstad police said the 24-year-old woman and 38-year-old man, who both had previous encounters with police, were arrested outside of the courthouse Thursday with pilfered coffee, tea, sugar and a toilet seat, The Local.se reported Friday.

Police said a security camera recorded the couple attempting to break into a storage locker.

The man and woman were held on suspicion of robbery and attempted robbery.

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