by Arlington NOW
Someone broke into an Alcova Heights apartment last week, used the bathroom, and didn't flush. The police report:
UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 02/17/12, 3600 block of S. 5th Street. Between 7:45 am, on February 14, and 6 pm, on February 15, an unknown subject entered the victim’s apartment and used the bathroom. There were no items reported missing. There is no suspect description.
According to Arlington County Police, the bathroom bandit may not have flushed, but the alleged perpetrator did turn off the lights.
"An unknown subject defacated in the victim's toilet and didn't flush," said an Arlington County Police spokesperson. "The suspect also turned off interior lights in the residence that were left on...there were no signs of forced entry."
Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck could not recall any similar incidents in Arlington in recent memory.