Gastonia Police Asking For Public’s Help In Finding Serial Toilet Thief


Gastonia Police are now asking for the public’s help in finding a serial toilet thief who is being blamed for stealing toilet parts from random businesses around the City of Gastonia over the past week.

Officers have now received 8 reports of stolen public toilet parts since last Friday from local stores, restaurants and city parks.

The toilet parts include not only seats, tanks, pipes and large mounts, some costing in excess of $1,000. The thief or thieves have targeted a seemingly random selection of facilities, ranging from Books-A-Million, to a medical office building, to Olive Garden, to Rankin Lake Park.

If you have any information about the thefts, please call police at 704-866-6702.