Thai police apprehended the 48-year old man this week after he was caught breaking into a building with an accomplice. Authorities subsequently discovered over 1,000 pairs of women's underwear in the trunk of his car, and an additional 10,000 pairs in the thief's home.
According to investigators, the man started his lifelong obsession with panty raids when he was 18. He even "smelled them all the time even while driving," revealed police Major General Saroj Promcharoen
The Thai lingerie bandit won't be charged
with stealing the lingerie, since no woman has come forward yet to declare herself a victim. However, authorities do plan to charge him for other stealing incidents.