Three fanboys were caught stealing signboards and other props at a TV Drama set featuring the all-girl J-pop group AKB48.
A16-year-old, an 18-year-old and his 16-year-old younger brother, who are residents of a Tokyo Suburb, were arrested and admitted to the allegations.
According to police authorities, the three fanboys entered the premises of a former elementary school which was a filming location for the TV Drama and stole numerous items/props that were used for the shoot.
The fanboys stole a 90 by 25 centimeter signboard and cushions prepared for the shooting as well as coats designed for AKB48 members which totaled 180,000 yen.
[Source: The Mainichi Daily News]