Oct. 1 (Xinhuanet) -- A Japanese man was arrested for stealing women's
underwear, according to a Tokyo police spokesman on Tuesday.
A Japanese man was arrested for stealing
woman's underwear, according to a Tokyo police spokesman on Tuesday. (File
Akira Hino, 51, with a passion for women's underwear,
was caught when he tried to steal a pair of knickers from a laundry pole on a
second-floor balcony, the spokesman said.
Hino, according to local news paper Mainichi Shimbun,
stretched out a 3-meter rod and caught the underwear on a hook, then reeled
The local police found more than 500 pairs of women's
underwear inside of his house. As he told investigators, he had got into the
habit of stealing undergarments since he was 18.