Thieves broke into an agency that serves the poor and made off with a safe. The only catch – the safe was empty.

“It is really quite comical,” said Susan Simpkins, director of the Fostoria Bureau of Concern. “It was very heavy, and they did us a favor by taking it.”

She said the agency had wanted to throw out the safe but it was too big to move.

The thieves entered the agency through a back door after it closed for the day on Feb. 28 and took the safe, which was in the office.

They did manage to grab a small amount of money from the office’s petty cash supply, police said.

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