I don’t know what it’s about Japanese males and bicycle seats, however for some purpose some males can by no means have sufficient of those seats. Just a couple of months after writing a couple of man who stole 159 bike seats in a 12 months, we now have the story of one other Japanese man who claims to have stolen over 5,800 seats over the lasts 25 years.

Hiroaki Suda, a 57-year-old truck driver, was arrested on Feb. 13 after surveillance cameras caught him stealing two bicycle seats value about ¥8,000 ($75) on Nov. 29 and 30, 2019, at a prepare station and a parking zone for bicycles in Higashiosaka, Japan’s Osaka prefecture. Suda admitted to the costs, and for some purpose confessed to police that he had began stealing bicycle seats a couple of quarter century earlier than, and had since put collectively fairly and spectacular assortment.

Japanese Truck Driver Admits to Stealing Over 5,800 Bicycle Seats Over 25 Years - EpicNews

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“I began to steal bike seats about 25 years ago in Tokyo and Osaka to relieve stress at work and, gradually, collecting them turned out to be fun,” Suda was quoted as saying by police.

The 57-year-old trucker led police to a storage facility that he had rented particularly for the over 5,800 bike seats he had stolen over the past two and a half many years. Aided by his job, which noticed him touring throughout Japan, he has stolen bike seats from each space of the nation.


The seized bike seats placed on show by police make up solely a fraction of the massive assortment Suda had put collectively.