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88-year-old peeping Tom arrested for voyeurism at women’s bath at Miyagi inn


Police in Osaki, Miyagi Prefecture, have arrested an 88-year-old man who trespassed into the men’s bathing facility and climbed over a partition to to observe the women’s bath area.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 5 p.m. on Friday, Kyodo News reported.The man, who is from Ishinomaki City, was not a guest at the inn.

Police said he entered the inn and went into the men’s bathing space. He then climbed up a two-meter partition and perched himself on top so he could see the women’s bath. However, a woman noticed him and reported the man to the inn which contacted police.

Police said the man has denied the allegation and quoted him as saying, “I didn't want to see the naked bodies of women. I was just checking the structure of the women's bathhouse.”

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Surely this was lifted straight out of Viz.

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Never too old for that in Japan.

-8 ( +10 / -18 )

I know I shouldn't laugh.....but just picturing this all this happening, and the reason makes me chuckle.

12 ( +16 / -4 )

That’s a superb excuse.

12 ( +12 / -0 )

“I didn't want to see the naked bodies of women. I was just checking the structure of the women's bathhouse.”

Naked women, yuck............

Properly stable foundation and strong support beams, YES!

9 ( +14 / -5 )

Kudos to the old boy. Still got some spunk in him.

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Silly old fool. All he had to do was make an "honest" mistake and walk into the women's side by "mistake".

7 ( +11 / -4 )

He meant check out women’s body structure

6 ( +6 / -0 )

Still full of such ambition at the ripe old age of 88 wonder if his wife can keep up

4 ( +6 / -2 )

An 88-year old man climbed a 2-meter high partition and perched himself on the top. Was he an ex circus performer? I could not do that and I am only 24 yrs old, but then I am only 154 cm high. But having said this, it was a disgusting act and one would have thought that, at that age, he might have lost his sexual motivations.

3 ( +7 / -4 )

88 years old, 88! Can you believe it?

Well, I wonder if he has been a peeping Tom for a long time and never caught or has he got dementia or something.

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

He seemed to have confirmed it as quite a sturdy erection.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Had a good belly laugh over his ridiculous excuse.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

The woman who complained should be flattered that someone that old would go to the trouble of ensuring her building structure was safe.

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Somebody should tell this 88 year old that there is this thing called the internet, and you can find things on it that can satisfy you.

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safety first, this structural engineering inspector was visually checking the structures to make sure they are earthquake/typhoon proof and do not pose any danger to the naked people using the facility at any given time lol...

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I am impressed by the fact a 88 year old man could even climb 2 meter partition but the fact he thought he could get away with saying he didn't do it to peep at naked ladies but to check the structure of the bath house of only the ladies just makes me laugh.

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