Pittsburgh police arrested a man accused of trying to steal salt from a Pittsburgh's Department of Public Works reservoir.
Police said officers were flagged down by firefighters who saw someone taking salt from the reservoir on Matthews Avenue Dec. 14.
According to court documents, when officers went down to the reservoir, they found Robert Agurs, stepping over a jersey barrier blocking the entrance and holding a 5-gallon bucket filled with salt and putting the salt into a U-Haul.
Investigators determined that Agurs did not have permission to take the salt.
Agurs is facing theft and trespassing charges, investigators said.
The salt was returned to the city.
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