Knicker thief with an underwear fetish spent 15 years stealing thongs and pants from neighbours’ washing strains earlier than he was busted by his ex-wife when she advised police they weren’t hers
- Perry Granville, 39, collected thongs by breaking into his neighbours’ properties
- He stashed them in garages in Oxfordshire till his ex-wife flagged it to police
- Granville was handed a 22-month suspended sentence and 80 unpaid hours
Religion Ridler For Mailonline
A knicker thief with an underwear fetish was busted by his ex-wife after spending years stealing thongs and pants from his neighbours’ washing strains.
Perry Granville, 39, collected the underwear by breaking into properties within the historic market city of Abingdon-on-Thames in Oxfordshire.
He stashed them away in garages till his estranged ex-wife advised police she discovered ladies’s underwear that wasn’t hers of their shared flat greater than 15 years in the past.
Perry Graville was busted by his estranged ex-wife after spending years stealing thongs and pants from neighbours’ washing strains
Police additionally uncovered swimwear among the many baggage of ladies’s underwear within the two garages.
Granville denied housebreaking, tried housebreaking and two counts of theft however was discovered responsible of the costs after a trial at Oxford Crown Courtroom.
A decide stated he was ‘obsessed’ with ladies’s underwear as she gave him a 22-month suspended jail sentence and 80 hours of group service.
Choose Zoe Smith ordered him to take a rehabilitation programme for his fetish and made restraining orders barring him from contacting seven of his victims.
Police additionally uncovered swimwear among the many baggage of ladies’s underwear present in two garages in Oxfordshire (file photograph)
He was additionally ordered to pay £285 compensation to one in all his victims as an estimate for the objects stolen.
Choose Smith stated: ‘You might be, and have been for a really very long time, obsessed by ladies’s underwear however you possibly can’t admit it.’
He was ordered to undertake 80 hours unpaid work and to participate in rehabilitation programmes and given a restraining order towards seven of his victims to cease him from approaching them for the foreseeable future.