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Chiba man accused in multiple thefts of women’s underwear

Police seized 290 items of women's underwear from the home of the suspect
Police seized 290 items of women’s underwear from the home of the suspect

CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police on Tuesday arrested a 25-year-old man who has been accused in multiple thefts of women’s underwear and valuables in Ichikawa City, reports Fuji News Network (May 10).

In March, Toshimi Serizawa entered the residence of a female college student and allegedly stole 145 items, including 20 pieces of women’s underwear and jewelry, and about 15,000 yen in cash.

“I wanted money and women’s underwear,” the suspect is quoted by officers from the Chiba Nishi Police Station in admitting to the allegations, according to TBS News (May 10).

Serizawa is currently under prosecution for a similar crime that took place on April 6.

According to police, 290 pieces of women’s underwear, including bras and underpants, and a television set were among the 350 items seized during a search of the suspect’s residence.