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When Georgetown University senior Allison Atieh returned to her O Street NW house late one night last month, she was shocked to find that she and her four roommates had been robbed of nearly $1,500 in personal property. What astonished her more was finding the thief still in the house, satisfying a hankering for sausage by frying up links on the stove. “He was just cooking like he had all the time in the world,” says Atieh. The burglar fled when discovered, but Atieh and her roommates later found that he had also swiped pasta and veggies from the fridge along with a camera, a wallet, two portable compact-disc players, and a cosmetic bag with deodorant and perfume.”We had two laptops lying around,” continues Atieh. “He didn’t want those. He wanted food and deodorant.” She does note that the hungry intruder “was very considerate. He took the CDs out of the [players].” —Laura Lang