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Police track down “the great Bangkok pantie snatcher”

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PHOTO: "The smell of women’s underwear make me happy” - Matichon/Songpol Kaopatumtip

One man’s been busy moving around Bangkok condos and apartments in the northern suburbs and ‘sampling’ a range of women’s underwear and lingerie. But police have curtailed his part-time activities and arrested a 55 year old and charged him with stealing more than 1400 pieces of women’s underwear. He was arrested at a condominium in Bangkok’s Don Muang District, according to Matichon.

Detectives had received lots of complaints from female residents of their disappearing lingerie and began checking out the CCTV at the complex. They were able to arrest the thief in the act as he snatched three items of underwear from a neighbour’s veranda.

When they searched his room police found three boxes brimming over with women’s underwear. The suspect reportedly told them that “the smell of women’s underwear make me happy.”

We look forward to judge’s response when his reasoning is offered in court.

SOURCE: Thai Residents | Matichon

Police track down "the great Bangkok pantie snatcher" | News by Thaiger

PHOTO: Matichon

 

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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