He developed a fetish for women’s underwear and went about stealing them. Over a span of two decades, he nicked over 1000 pieces of women’s undergarments.
Police in Tokyo have announced the arrest of a 61-year old serial underwear thief. Yasushi Kobayashi was arrested after he was caught on surveillance footage taking nine items that were hung out to dry at a costume rental shop in mid-April, according to Japan Today.
Police said the deliveryman admitted to the charge and revealed he had been stealing women’s undergarments for the past 30 years because he liked wearing them, Japan Today reported.
A police search of his home turned up more than 1,000 pieces of women’s underwear and clothing.