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Have you heard these stories this month about the car wash industry? They’re a little weirder than our average posts. Enjoy!

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A man dubbed the Pajama Bottom Bandit broke into a car wash in Fresno, California earlier this month. Police later identified the man as 39-year-old Gabrielle Gutierrez. ABC30.com reports that the Pajama Bottom Bandit struck a real estate office first where he made off with $9,000 worth of rent checks. He was caught on surveillance footage wearing pajama pants each time. It wasn’t until he broke into the Surf Thru Car Wash that police were able to identify him.

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A former professional rugby player decided to trade his job as an athlete for one as a business owner. DailyMercury.com reports that former NRL player Joel Clinton opened a car wash business in Australia. The company is called Magic Hand Carwash and Clinton said he plans to wash 100 cars a day on the weekends. The service lets customers drop their vehicles off for servicing and employees text them when they’re ready for pick up.

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A car wash in West Seneca, New York is holding a lights show to raise money for charity. The Delta Sonic Car Wash will hold a holiday lights show to benefit the local society for prevention of animal cruelty. The West Seneca Bee described the light show as a series of animated light displays that customers watch as they drive their vehicles through the car wash.