The man went to the Subway shop in West Seattle with his
family on Sunday evening. After placing an order, he entered the
restroom and remained inside even after his wife knocked on the
door, asking why he was taking so long, and then left without
him, Seattle police said in a statement.
When the man eventually emerged from the bathroom, he hurriedly
exited the store in possession of a large plastic garbage bag,
An employee who later entered the bathroom discovered the toilet
tank was missing. In addition, the bathroom sink was stuffed
full of paper towels and still running, while the bathroom key
was gone, police said.
Subway workers valued the stolen toilet tank at $550, police
said. Witnesses at the scene were able to provide police with a
description of the man, who remains at large, police said.
(Editing by Cynthia Johnston and Lisa Shumaker)
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