Japanese authorities have apparently caught the man they say has been robbing people and places across Japan for nearly a decade. Local authorities told several outlets, including The Daily News, that they were “shocked” to discover that the ninja-like black clad thief, is, indeed actually 74-years-old.
Authorities say that the man, who, has been identified as Mitsuaki Tanigawa. The man apparently started his hiests in 2009 back with a similar robbery. He was apparently caught on surveillance tape trying to break into an electronics store in Osaka, meanwhile, made the mistake of taking off his ski-mask in front of the camera.
It’s pretty much history from there. Japanese authorities apparently believe that they stole upwards of $250,000 worth of products over the span of time since 2009.