A man from Thailand with a foot fetish was arrested after stealing 126 pairs of slippers and getting intimate with them.
Locals reported Theerapat Klaiya, 24, from Nonthaburi of central Thailand for stealing their slippers. Authorities identified him as the thief in one of the CCTV footage from one of his victim’s houses.
Mr. Klaya said in an interview that he stole the slippers over the past two years to fulfill his foot fetish.
The alleged footwear fetishist revealed wearing the sandals arouses him. He will later caress and kiss the worn-out slippers, rub them all over his body, and make love to them.
Once he is finished, he will look for another pair to make love with.
Authorities gave him three charges of nighttime theft and snatching pairs of slippers during a police press conference.
He is also found guilty for having a digital transceiver without permission and violating COVID-19 curfew in the city.
The offender was also arrested last year for his slipper stealing crime in another district.
Currently, Mr. Klaya is under police custody until his next court date. Prosecutors will have to decide what to do with the shameless slipper screwer, according to Police Major Colonel Ekkaphop Prasitwattanachai.