Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 50108
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2008/6/1-2 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/Japan, Reference/History/WW2/Japan] UID:50108 Activity:nil
6/1     "Japanese woman caught living in man's closet"
        http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080530/ap_on_re_as/japan_closet_woman
        How is this possible!?  The man never looked into his closet in a year?
        \_ Apparently she found a really, really good hiding place.  Thing is,
           if she just slept with him she could probably have continued
           staying there forever.
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news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080530/ap_on_re_as/japan_closet_woman
AP Japanese woman caught living in man's closet By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press Writer Fri May 30, 3:21 PM ET TOKYO - A homeless woman who sneaked into a man's house and lived undetected in his closet for a year was arrested in Japan after he became suspicious when food mysteriously began disappearing. The resident of the home installed security cameras that transmitted images to his mobile phone after becoming puzzled by food disappearing from his kitchen over the past several months. One of the cameras captured someone moving inside his home Thursday after he had left, and he called police believing it was a burglar. However, when they arrived they found the door locked and all windows closed. checking everywhere someone could possibly hide," Itakura said. "When we slid open the shelf closet, there she was, nervously curled up on her side." The woman told police she had no place to live and first sneaked into the man's house about a year ago when he left it unlocked. She had moved a mattress into the small closet space and even took showers, Itakura said, calling the woman "neat and clean." The information contained in the AP News report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without the prior written authority of The Associated Press.