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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Bernal Heights Lady Loses Her Shit Over Missing Chair

Posted By on Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:45 PM

That chair really tied the room together, did it not?
  • That chair really tied the room together, did it not?
In the wee hours of the morning on Monday, some lady in Bernal Heights called the cops. This couldn't wait -- a wicker chair was missing from her back porch on the 100 block of Appleton Ave., and she thought she knew whodunnit!

Apparently, her neighbor was brazenly displaying the purloined chair in front of his own abode.

When a pair of officers from the Ingleside police station arrived at the scene, they found the lady's story checked out. A wicker chair sat, just as she had described, in front of a nearby apartment.

But when the cops entered that apartment and confronted the accused chair-stealer, things suddenly got complicated.

No way he stole that chair, the guy said. It was his all along, and he

had another just like it inside, which he showed the officers. He

bought the two as a matching set!

The lady couldn't disprove the accused thief's tale -- nor did she allege that he stole her chair to match his. The officers left without solving the case. The lady's chair is still missing.

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