Protect Your Faucets
Apparently there is a faucet bandit running around Ibaraki stealing taps from rice paddies in Ibaraki. Seven have been stolen from rice fields in Tsukuba.
Investigators suspect that thieves stole them in order to make some cash, as metal prices are on the rise. Ditch gratings along roads and bells on fire-watching towers have been also been stolen in the prefecture.
Read the whole article: Wet bandits make off with 56 faucets from Ibaraki rice paddies