A 23-year-old Waseda University student was arrested on suspicion of stealing a pair of women's underwear in Nara City on Sunday. According to police, Nagayoshi Kanemoto, a fourth year political science and economics student at Waseda’s Fujimi City campus in Saitama, stole one pair of underwear from the first-floor veranda of an apartment in Nara City at around 1.30 p.m. on Sunday.
The woman living in the apartment saw Kanemoto take the underwear and run off, and called police, who stopped a man in the vicinity about 40 minutes later matching her description. Police found the underwear in his possession, and Kanemoto admitted to the allegation. The underwear was worth about 500 yen.
Police said Kanemoto had returned to Ikoma City in Nara to visit his family over the New Year.© News reports