On March 7, Meguo Ninomiya allegedly trespassed into the residence of a 86-year-old woman, located in Minami Ward, and stole two undergarments airing out to dry in the garden.
Ninomiya, who has been charged with theft, admits to the allegations. “I have an interest in women’s underwear,” the suspect is quoted by police.
Police suspect that Ninomiya is behind a number of similar crimes that have taken place in the same area over the past two years.
A search of the residence of the suspect by police revealed 99 women’s undergarments.