IVYDALE, West Virginia — When you gotta go, you gotta go.
A West Virginia man has been busted for breaking into a neighbor’s home and making off with three rolls of toilet paper.
State police arrested Phillip Burnside of Friday after the victim got an alert from his home security system that someone was inside his house, WSAZ-TV reported.
The homeowner then called his sister, who lives nearby, and asked her to swing by and check on the house. When she got there, she found Burnside walking out. He initially pretended to be a concerned neighbor who was just checking on what was happening and even helped her look around for an intruder.
But surveillance footage from the home later revealed to investigators that Burnside was in fact the intruder. He the confessed that he had broken in to steal three rolls of toilet paper.
Cops say they believe Burnside had gotten in through a window, and they suspect he has broken into and stolen items from the home before.
Burnside was initially charged with nighttime burglary and held on $50,000 bond, but polcie say he could face additional charges.