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“Underwear Man” in Shenzhen famous for chasing a thief in his briefs

Posted: 03/14/2013 7:00 am

A shopkeeper in Shenzhen’s Longgang District has earned the title of Underwear Man after running down the street in his underwear to catch a thief who had entered his shop on March 9, Zhejiang Satellite Television reports. Media headlines say he ran 1,000 metres to catch the crook.

Mr. Fan telling media of his heroism

Shortly after 7 a.m., an thief entered Mr. Fan’s shop to steal some cash and a mobile phone. Mr. Fan was sleeping upstairs but he heard somebody enter and he ran out to catch him. CCTV footage shows the subsequent chase.

Mr. Fan ended up catching the petty criminal. You can watch the chase in all its glory below.

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