Thief dis­guised him­self as plumber

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

A man in Ningbo city has been de­tained for al­legedly dis­guis­ing him­self as a plumber so he could gain en­try to peo­ple’s homes and steal their valu­ables. The 29-year-old, sur­named Wang, told po­lice that he had a sta­ble job as a se­cu­rity guard and did not need the money, yet he ad­mit­ted to steal­ing from 16 homes be­tween Au­gust and October, say­ing he did it for the ex­cite­ment. Wang was de­tained on Oct 16, and a lo­cal psy­chol­o­gist said he could be a klep­to­ma­niac.

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