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Elevator out of order after 13-year-old boy seen urinating on buttons causing short circuit

By Mason White 5:25 PM August 18, 2015
Elevator floor button panel illustration 

By: Feng Qian
A tall building was left without an elevator after a teenager was seen urinating in it.

The building management released a photo of the suspect as they are trying to identify the boy who was seen urinating on the button panel inside the elevator.

The incident took place in a residential building in Hunan, China. The urine caused the wiring to short-circuit.

An employee of the building discovered that several buttons on the elevator were wet after they malfunctioned.

Surveillance footage showed the boy, who is between 12 or 13 years old, pulling out his manhood and urinating on the buttons after he entered the elevator on the 15th floor of the building.

The elevator was closed for a thorough inspection after the short circuit was discovered.

“The boy is lucky that he did not receive an electric shock, otherwise the consequences would be more serious,” You Xiaoming, director of the building’s management office, said.

The elevator was out of order for two days while it was being repaired.