A woman has taken an unusual step in hitting back at people stealing packages at her front door.
Laurie Pringle, from Ontario in Canada, told news site Narcity she’s been dealing with porch pirates for three years.
"I live on a very busy downtown street. My front door pretty much opens out onto the sidewalk,” she told Narcity.
She’s started leaving notes for delivery drivers to ring the doorbell but they don’t always do it and packages still get taken.
So Ms Pringle said she’s decided to hit back by leaving a somewhat unsanitary surprise for thieves looking to steal her deliveries.
"I just happened to be cleaning the cat litter and I thought well this would work and so I just threw it in and off I went,” she told news station CHCH.
She claims a man stole it within 40 minutes of it being placed outside and she filmed it too.
Ms Pringle alleged the man who stole her package also stole a neighbour’s delivery too.
The Ontario resident shared her idea on Reddit and people were both amused and impressed.
“I literally can’t stop laughing,” one user wrote.
Another labelled her a “genius”.
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