A man in his 40s dressed up as a woman was arrested for stealing clothes from a shop.
Yeosu Police Station in South Jeolla Province said Monday that it apprehended the man for robbery on Saturday.
The suspect is accused of breaking into a clothing store when it was closed and stealing women’s clothing.
He reportedly went into the shop through a back door and stole clothes worth 100,000 won ($94) around 12:10 a.m. Saturday. He faces a few more similar charges.
The suspect was initially caught by a security guard 10 minutes after he trespassed into the shop, where a burglar alarm was installed. The man had previously also dressed up as woman to steal women’s clothing, according to police.
He was wearing a dress and heels at the scene of the arrest.
By Ahn Sang-yool (firstname.lastname@example.org)