theft

Aichi police on lookout for scoundrel who stole public toilet’s flushing handle

Be sure to check your toilets first while this fiend is still at large!

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“What the hell are you doing to my woman?” attacker asks man feeding stray cat in Tokyo park

Literal animal lover, magical shapeshifter, or just plain old crook?

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Yokohama man arrested for stealing car navigation system, blames Vladimir Putin

Geopolitics is way more complex than I thought.

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Senior in Takaoka City arrested for stealing up to 50 tanuki statues

Suspect seemed to have an insatiable desire for tanuki.

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Hokkaido man arrested after daring daylight theft of 141 super balls

Suspect claims he took the balls but didn’t steal them.

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42-year-old police sergeant disciplined for stealing about 200 yen from shrine donation box

“I just wanted some money to buy cigarettes and coffee,” he said.

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Stalker uncovered after committing hit and run while driving victim’s car

Suspect becomes victim in a bizarre twist of fate.

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How to stop your umbrella from getting stolen in Japan during the pandemic

Simple anti-theft hack to protect your brolly from thieves.

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Japanese panty thief steals over 700 pieces of underwear from coin laundry before finally caught

A dirty crime.

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Japanese police struggling with growing number of “CAN invaders” used to steal luxury cars

Don’t let anyone invade your CAN!

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Japanese tourist site theft: Unique plate marking junction of three prefectures vanishes

Theft occurred after “Boundary of Three Prefectures” recently went viral online.

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Happy ending for Japanese man whose sports car was stolen right before his eyes

Rotary sports coupe’s journey comes full circle as it’s reunited with its rightful owner.

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Shocking video shows Japanese man’s car being stolen right outside his home. Let’s help him get it back

Be on the lookout for this silver Mazda RX-7.

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Ocean’s 11: heist of over 2M yen in sea cucumbers thwarted by Japanese coast guard

Like they always say, stealing sea cucumbers doesn’t pay.

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Nagoya man driving stolen Lexus RX steals Lexus LX

Brand loyalty among thieves.

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Wakayama man stealing uniform from school caught by mysterious man in restroom in middle of night

There’s a very thin line between lurking and guarding.

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The case of Hyde’s stolen hydrangea in Wakayama City

On the bright side, he could probably write a song about this.

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Saitama Police chief arrested busted for stealing toilet paper

Pillar of the community caught with five lines of the white stuff.

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Japanese schoolgirl and karate teen subdue violent shoplifter

Martial artist happy to be able to put skills to use.

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Man’s panties stolen from man in Nagoya by male/female team of thieves

Large amount of cheap lingerie pilfered.

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