Buckets of material left at Sally Ann thrift store not human waste

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Staff at a thrift store in Truro believed material that was left at their door this week contained human waste, however, Truro police confirmed that was not the case.

TRURO - Truro police are not pursuing criminal charges in relation to five buckets of waste left this week at the Salvation Army thrift store.

"As far as we're concerned it's not a criminal matter," Insp. Rob Hearn told the Truro Daily News on Friday.

Staff at the thrift store discovered the five buckets of undetermined smelly material on Sunday morning.

Staff initially believed the material was human waste. However, Hearn said while he could not specifically say what was in the buckets, it was determined not to be human waste.

He also said it is believed the buckets were left there by mistake and that the individual responsible has apologized to the Salvation Army.


Twitter: @tdnharry

Organizations: Salvation Army, Truro Daily News

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