Photo: Underwear thief accumulated over 500 pairs.
Chilean police arrested a student who sexually assaulted women in order to steal their underwear, who according to officials had accumulated over 500 pairs of panties.
The 23-year-old, whose identity wasn’t released, was charged with multiple counts of assault and sexual attacks in Los Angeles, a city south of Santiago, during the last few months.
Officials say that his calling card and habit after the attacks was forcing his victims to handover their panties. The accused also would rob underwear from his neighbors and family members.
In an official statement witnesses stated that the thief threatened them with a knife and stole their money and expensive parcels. He then forced them to handover their underwear, in some occasions he also sexually abused his victims.
The thief was charged with 16 aggravated robberies and 6 sexual abuse charges; however, the total number of his charges is subject to increase as more victims are identified.