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Man of Steal

A discount store in Leesburg, Fla., called police to report a galloping horse kiddie ride in front of the store had been stolen. Security camera video showed that a man dragged it away by its power cord. The man, dressed in a Superman shirt, was found nearby, and Cesar Alexis Diaz, 27, was charged with petit theft, criminal mischief, and (wait for it!) molesting a vending machine. Diaz told police that he had been threatened by a man over money, so he broke the coinbox open and gave the man $40 in quarters. (RC/Leesburg Daily Commercial) ...And that’s how Lex Luthor got his start.
Original Publication Date: 29 May 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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