Barefoot hotel thief caught in Chinese province after investigators follow his overwhelming foot odour

A thief who entered a hotel in Wuhu, located in the Chinese province of Anhui, barefoot was caught after investigators traced the overwhelming smell of his foot odour.

This CCTV footage shows the December 19 incident. The man can be seen walking in the hotel and carrying his shoes in one hand.

Staff at the hotel found the perpetrator, Yang, by following the strong odour. It was later revealed that Yang had stolen fron a number of hotels that day as well, and was being held for further investigation.