Friday, February 19, 2010


A little perplexing but an unemployed German man has been sent to a secure psychiatric unit after attacking 7 women & stealing their high-heeled shoes to fuel his apparent fetish.

The 27-year-old, who was not named, was sentenced to four years & nine months behind bars & convicted of seven counts of theft & four of causing bodily harm, Bonn court spokesman Matthias Nordmeyer told AFP.

"He will have to stay (in the secure unit) until it is determined that he no longer poses a danger," he said.

The man would sneak up behind his victims in Bonn & nearby Cologne in 2008 & 2009, push them to the ground & flee with their shoes, police said.

He was arrested in July 2009.

The perils when shoe addict meets shoe fetishist evident yet again...

(Image Credit: Fine Art Amercia)
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