The loot is discovered overflowing from its hiding place.
A man was arrested for stealing more than 2,000 pairs of women’s underwear, found by maintenance staff stuffed inside the ceiling above several fire exits in an apartment building in Yulin city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
The underwear is displayed on the ground, ready to be counted up.
The man, surnamed Tang and in his 30s, lives in the residential building and apparently used a master key to open doors to around 750 households in the residential area. He then crept inside stealing the homeowners’ underwear, iFeng News reports.
The police also report that Tang has stolen underwear from other apartment buildings, besides the one in which he lives, which makes sense considering they number in the thousands.
The underwear thief has since made a confession, saying that he has had a mental illness since he was young boy, and doesn’t know when his obsession with stealing women’s underwear started.
By Lucy Liu
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