Unclear on the Concept

Police finally arrested William Footman, 55, in October as the person who somehow managed to swipe inside-front-door mats from at least 37 New York City banks between March and May 2013. No money was ever taken, and some banks were slow to realize the thefts — unobservant that they’d even had front-door mats in the first place. “I sell them to bodegas,” Footman said. “Their floors get wet.”