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Japan police unmask 74-year-old 'ninja' burglarJapanese police have finally nabbed a nimble "ninja" thief who dressed in black and scrambled over walls to commit scores of break-ins over an eight-year career – and were astonished to find he was 74 . The master thief made a mistake in May – his neck-warmer slipped and his identity was revealed on camera. Police recognized their man as Mitsuaki Tanigawa, 74, who had a previous record of thefts.Under arrest, Tanigawa said he "hated working and thought stealing is quicker," according to the police official.He has been charged for over 254 break-ins for thefts totaling 30 million yen ($260,000) over the past eight years.
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