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Po­lice de­tain fake bill col­lec­tors

Two men who were mak­ing fake wa­ter bills were caught by po­lice on March 2, the Bei­jing Morn­ing Post re­ported.

The Bei­jing Wa­ter Group called the po­lice on Fe­bru­ary 2, af­ter many fake wa­ter bills were posted on peo­ple’s doors in sev­eral res­i­den­tial com­mu­ni­ties in Haid­ian district. The fake bills asked the res­i­dents to pay 217 yuan ($31.5) elec­tron­i­cally via a QR code. Af­ter ex­tract­ing the code, the res­i­dents were taken to a per­sonal ac­count. The two men, sur­named Shi and Yu, were de­tained un­der sus­pi­cion of fraud.

Ladies room se­cret snap­per caught

A man in his 20s se­cretly took pho­tos of women in the ladies room of an of­fice build­ing near Sanyuan­qiao. He was caught by staff in the build­ing on March 3 and taken to the po­lice sta­tion, the Bei­jing Morn­ing Post re­ported.

A woman sur­named Wang said the man put his cell phone through the space un­der the stall door and took a pic­ture of her. She was scared and screamed. When she ex­ited the stall, the man had dis­ap­peared. Wang went to the se­cu­rity of­fice and scanned sur­veil­lance videos with se­cu­rity per­son­nel. She and sev­eral male work­mates later found the man and held him cap­tive un­til the po­lice ar­rived. More than 20 clips of se­cretly shot video were dis­cov­ered in his pos­ses­sion. The po­lice de­tained him.

Stuck 6-year-old boy saved

A 6-year-old boy’s legs got stuck in a veg­etable trans­porta­tion rail­car at a veg­etable mar­ket in Feng­tai district. Fire­fight­ers came and cut the car open. The boy was un­harmed, the Bei­jing Morn­ing Post re­ported.

The child was play­ing alone in the mar­ket when the in­ci­dent oc­curred. A veg­etable seller called the fire­fight­ers. It took the fire­fight­ers about two min­utes to free the boy. When he was taken home, his par­ents did not even know he had snuck out to play.

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