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Man comes clean over elevator urine puddles

Man comes clean over elevator urine puddles

Published: 17 Sep 2010 10:46 GMT+02:00
Updated: 17 Sep 2010 10:46 GMT+02:00

A man has expressed remorse to his neighbours over his habit of peeing in the lift in a block of rental flats in Borås in western Sweden over a period of several years in 2000s, reported the local Borås Tidning daily.

"I have a very bad conscience for the elderly man on one of the bottom floors who has had to take the blame," the man wrote in a note posted in the block of flats, exposing his lewd practice.

The man continued his unneighbourly habit over a period two years. Despite having found alternative arrangements for the past four, he felt the time was right to come clean and posted the note in stairwell for all to see.

"Hi. It was me who urinated in the lift between 2004 and 2006. I know that there were a few grumpy faces and angry notes and I have a very bad conscience for the elderly man on one of the bottom floors who had to take the blame," the man wrote.

The newspaper reported that the note has been verified as genuine by an acquaintance of the man, confirming that he is plagued with remorse and has promised to work to become a better person.

The man signed the note and also left his telephone number in case any of his neighbours felt the need to get in touch.

Peter Vinthagen Simpson (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

12:29 September 17, 2010 by RobinHood
This guy has clearly been watching My Name Is Earl. I hope his karma improves now he has confessed.
14:45 September 17, 2010 by Audrian
He was looking attention and he got it. It is now time for justice to prevail. The old man should be componsated for the shame he had indured for a period of two years.

I am surprised why the old man did not make attempt to prove his innocence. What he had to do was move out and stay with his children for a shortwhile without informing anybody except the police.
16:44 September 17, 2010 by stupr
Is this really news.
20:50 September 17, 2010 by wxman
Pay no attention to this disgusting behavior. He's "sorry", so just forget it. :~)
09:12 September 18, 2010 by JulieLou40
What a waste of time "story" Good God, can't you think of anything better than this, or is it a slow news day today?????
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