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Burglar steals bedridden man's drugs

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A 76-year-old Augusta man is without his medications after a burglar broke into his home over the weekend and stole them while he was bedridden, recovering from lung cancer and a broken hip.

Willie Harris did not hear or see the burglar, who used an outside chair to climb in and out of the living room window of his south Augusta home, son Stephan E. Harris said.

Stephan Harris said the burglar ransacked his bedroom while he was at work between 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:50 a.m. Sunday. Among the items stolen were a $400 flat-screen TV; two pairs of girls sandals; a $250 suit jacket; four pair of Adidas sneakers; $155 in shorts and pants and $200 in shoes. Harris said the burglar also took his father’s anti-depressant, high blood pressure and sleep-aid medications.

“I hope they catch whoever did this and get them the help they need. It’s just wrong to steal someone else’s clothes and medications,” Stephan Harris said. “I want to see who did this be brought to justice. That would make me feel better.”

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fishman960
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fishman960 06/03/13 - 02:52 pm
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Unreal

Low life scum.

stephykins
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stephykins 06/03/13 - 03:25 pm
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Ugh.

What is wrong with people?!

fishman960
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fishman960 06/03/13 - 04:29 pm
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Second look.

Something about the clothing taken seems peculiar to me.....

Cadence
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Cadence 06/04/13 - 03:49 am
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Just this once can't I use the forbidden words?

If ever a situation called for it this one does. But I will respect the rules. What an awful person.

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Dixieman 06/04/13 - 04:41 am
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Just when I thought...

...I had seen the lowest form of crime, something like this gets reported and reminds me that the human race is becoming a race to the bottom in general depravity. Horrible.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/04/13 - 08:23 am
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Bottom of the pond pool

Scraping the bottom now...like catfish.

CricketSeranade
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CricketSeranade 06/04/13 - 04:41 pm
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The idiot stole blood pressure medication

I'm sure he thinks he got some real good stuff. I hope he 'samples' the merchandise.

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