KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Mounties have issued a warning about radioactive material contained in a potentially dangerous engineering device that is missing from a stolen truck in Kamloops, B.C.
Cpl. Cheryl Bush says the vehicle that was stolen was located but the owner reported a tool containing a capsule of the material was among the items taken.
The device emits gamma rays and was considered tamper-proof before it was stolen, but Bush says anyone who damages it could burn themselves or others.
Bush says the device should have a warning sticker on it and the box, which states it is radioactive.
Police say anyone who finds the tool that went missing Sunday should not handle it in case it's been altered or damaged.
Anyone with information about its whereabouts is asked to call the RCMP.
Earlier on HuffPost:
Someone Stole Kanye's Cheese?
Nah, but kudos to this person for not caring about the theft, and for leaving this hilarious note. (Via <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/princesscarissa/3966210561/" target="_hplink">Carissa Marie's Flickr</a>)
Oh, And Also...
H&R Block better watch out for thieves. And on second thought, THIS crazy guy too. (Via <a href="http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/2010/03/22/now-if-youll-excuse-me-ive-got-call-of-duty-on-pause/" target="_hplink">Passive Aggressive Notes</a>)
It's only a bike! Is it really worth the death threat? Let alone, not sleeping for the rest of your life. (Via <a href="http://9gag.com/gag/20684/" target="_hplink">9Gag</a>)
You Stole Her Summer!
That's pretty awful. If it had been our nice patio furnishings that had been stolen, we can't say our note would be this nice. Probably it'd be more like Mike's! (Via <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/todd/who-stole-the-patio-lrb" target="_hplink">Buzzfeed</a>)
No Free Slurpees
We didn't even know that flavor existed! (Via <a href="http://noyoushutup.tumblr.com/post/803734257#note-container" target="_hplink">No You Shut Up</a>)
Don't Mess With A Man's Ocarina
This poor, Zelda-loving guy. He can get a new registration and music, but that Ocarina was a gift! (Via <a href="http://www.geekologie.com/2009/11/please_stop_breaking_into_my_c.php" target="_hplink">Geekologie</a>)
She Doesn't Even Want It Back
That bike looks cool! If it were ours we'd want it back, but damning the thief to hell via "Monster Truck" is also pretty awesome. (Via <a href="http://dailydesigndiscoveries.com/post/168384023/funny-missing-bike-poster-but-i-hope-the-thief" target="_hplink">Daily Design Discoveries</a>)
Not A Fan Of "The Bicycle Thief"
Maybe if the thief is a film student he'll feel bad and return the bike. But probably not. (Via <a href="http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/2009/05/11/ladri-di-biciclette/" target="_hplink">Passive Aggressive Notes</a>)
We totally get why this person is upset, but why was the underwear on the roof? Seems like an odd place to put your undergarments, especially if they have, ahem, "residents." (Via <a href="http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/2009/01/14/panty-raid/" target="_hplink">Passive Aggressive Notes</a>)
Who Steals From A Baby?
...Much less an "Infant baby." While the note-writer was a little redundant, the crime is pretty dispicable. (Via <a href="stuytownluxliving.com" target="_hplink">stuytownluxliving.com</a>)
First, we love the fact that the thief potentially got strep throat. Second, we love how the note-writer took the time to wish the thief a happy holidays at the end, that way the perpetrator gets bad karma AND guilt. (Via <a href="http://www.passiveaggressivenotes.com/2007/12/05/its-not-funny-its-my-sandwich/" target="_hplink">Passive Aggressive Notes</a>)
Liam Neeson's Yogurt Was Taken
Thanks Liam! (Not Liam Neeson. That would be all too perfect and we know he's not actually sending us emails. At least we think he's not.)