UTSUNOMIYA — A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft on Wednesday, accused of stealing four pairs of women’s underwear from an apartment veranda in Utsunomiya City on Feb 1. Police arrested Takao Sudo, a 43-year-old man who lives with his parents in Utsunomiya City, and who ran a website titled “Underwear Collector.”
When police searched his home, they found approximately 1,600 items of underwear in his room, stashed in bags and a suitcase. Sudo told police that he felt relaxed when he surrounded himself with the underwear, and that he had stolen them on about 300 occasions over the past eight years.
[source - Japan Today]