Burglar disguises himself as ghost to steal from residential apartment building

Ghosts (illustration)
Ghosts (illustration)
By: Mason White  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A burglar tried to disguise himself as a ghost to get away with stealing valuables from a residential apartment building, according to police in China.

Jinjiang police said that they have arrested the man, who was not identified, after breaking into the residential apartment building and stealing a window curtain, which he used as a disguise.

The man has been charged with breaking and entering, and theft.

According to the police investigation, the man broke into the residential apartment building early in the morning, and was looking to steal valuables.

After walking in the hallway, the thief noticed that there were video cameras recording his moves. The man went to the first floor, where he cut off a white window curtain and wrapped himself with it.

He then walked in the hallways of the building looking like a ghost. The thief left without any valuables after failing to break into apartments.

Luckily, the security surveillance system managed to record the burglar's face before he disguised himself as a ghost. Police tracked him down and he was arrested.

During questioning, he admitted to breaking into the building in an attempt to steal. The thief also admitted to committing other crimes.