Oita: Suspected women’s underwear thief found with 1,100 pairs
tokyoreporter.com -- Jul 24
Oita Prefectual Police have arrested a suspected thief of women’s underwear who was found in be in possession of 1,100 pairs in Bungo-ono City, reports Nippon News Network (July 23).

On April 28, Toru Adachi, a company employee, allegedly stole 10 pairs of women’s underwear from a coin-operated machine in Oita City.

Adachi, who has been accused of theft, admits to the allegations, according to the Oita-Chuo Police Station.

On July 22, police searched the apartment of Adachi in the Miemachi area of Bungo-ono and discovered about 1,110 pairs of women’s underwear packed in carry bags and storage cases for futons.

Police are investigating whether Adachi was behind 10 similar cases that have taken place in the prefecture this year.

大分県のコインランドリーで女性の下着を盗んだ疑いで40歳の男が逮捕されました。 大分県豊後大野市の会社員・足立徹容疑者は4月、大分市のコインランドリーで20代の女性の下着10点を盗んだ疑いが持たれています。警察は22日、足立容疑者の自宅アパートを捜索し、布団収納袋やショルダーバッグに入れられた女性の下着など約1100点を押収しました。警察の調べに対して容疑を認めているということです。大分県内では下着が盗まれる被害の届け出が今年に入って10件以上あり、警察は余罪があるとみて調べています。
News sources: tokyoreporter.com, ANNnewsCH
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