Fuel Thieves Siphon Wrong Tank In Disgusting Mix Up

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Idiotic thieves who were trying to syphon petrol from a bus got a nasty surprise when they accidentally tapped the sewage tank.

The Mirror reports that the would-be bandits thought they’d managed to pry the cap off what they believed was the bus’s petrol tank.

However, police in Laverton, Western Australia say that when the thief or thieves tried to suck the petrol out of the tank, they got a mouthful of shit instead.

Laverton Police Sen. Sgt Heath Soutar told Yahoo:

We can infer they beat a very hasty retreat, with a somewhat bitter taste in their mouth.

Unsurprisingly, the police ‘have absolutely zero interest’ in recovering the stolen goods.


Tom Percival

Tom Percival

More of a concept than a journalist, Tom Percival was forged in the bowels of Salford University from which he emerged grasping a Masters in journalism. Since then his rise has been described by himself as ‘meteoric’ rising to the esteemed rank of Social Editor at UNILAD as well as working at the BBC, Manchester Evening News, and ITV. He credits his success to three core techniques, name repetition, personality mirroring, and never breaking off a handshake.