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Man arrested for stealing more than 100 slippers, shoes from schools

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Police in Kagoshima have arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of stealing more than 100 pairs of slippers and shoes from schools.

According to police, Kazuhiko Yokote, a company employee, has admitted to stealing the footwear from elementary, junior high and high schools, Sankei Shimbun reported. He was arrested Friday for the theft of seven pairs of slippers from a junior school last November.

Police found more than 100 pairs of shoes and slippers in Yokote’s car. Police said Yokote told them he would wait for children to leave school in the afternoon and then sneak into the building and steal whatever shoes or slippers he could find. Police said he hinted that he had been stealing them from schools since April last year.

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fetish

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Has anyone read The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper by Rebecca Otowa?

Maybe this guy has.

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A slipptomaniac?

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The point being...?

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Looks like the guy finally slipped up.

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fetish

Possibly. The fact that he steals kids shoes is more of a concern...

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Life is so hard when no matter how hard you try, you just cant seem to find footwear that fits properly.

*Sarcasm

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Very bizarre, very strange, I hope he returns ALL of the shoes back to the schools, then the cops can fine him, and give some sort of compansation to the schools for the inconvenience that he has caused.

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Was he given the boot when he slipped up ? Clearly a shoe-in for weirdo of the week.

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Nobody hurt, nobody killed... Give him a job at a shoe factory. lol

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The real concern here is how he got in and what could have happened if he was planning murder. Security in schools in Japan is seriously lacking.

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@colenalperu

The real concern here is how he got in and what could have happened if he was planning murder.

Perfect example of someone addicted to tragedy. Just like I've mentioned in a comment on another article. Stop reading the news for a couple weeks, colenalperu.

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He was bound to slip up at some point.

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He's going down a slippery slope

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I bet this is his particular sexual fetish.

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no Body hurts no one dead as a result but clearly this guy has to get locked up at the psychiatric ward for a bit

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