Police on Monday said they have arrested a 60-year-old doctor over the theft of 100 items of women's underwear in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture.
According to police, the suspect, identified as Akira Hoshina, works at Ise Red Cross Hospital. TV Asahi reported that he was arrested for allegedly stealing four panties from a hotel bathhouse between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on March 3. Hoshina was staying at the hotel by himself at that time.
Police started investigating the case after receiving a complaint from one of the women guests at the hotel and identified the suspect based on eyewitness reports.
Police were quoted as saying that a search of Hoshina's home revealed 100 panties.© Japan Today