Naked Burglar Confesses to Crimes

Naked burglar is identified as a school district employee

The "Naked Burglar" is now behind bars, charged and shamed with the actions he committed in the buff.

Michael Victor, 52, confessed to breaking into two homes in Abington Township last Friday -- stealing clothes and a laptop before stripping naked, court documents showed Wednesday. The victims are his neighbors, police said. 

Victor told police he was drinking and didn't realize he was naked until he broke into the first home, court documents showed. He ransacked the home and scrawled messages in marker and lipstick on mirrors and walls of a teenager's room, police said. The man then grabbed clothes, which happened to belong to a woman, and moved across the street to the apartment building.

Surveillance video from inside the apartment building captured Victor running up and down a hallway naked. In other shots, he can be seen wearing what appears to be a woman's blouse and skirt.

"He took my laptop, just trashed everything in the room...when he heard the police were coming, he snuck back out without clothes on -- by the way," Joyce Ru said Monday. Her roommate came face-to-face with the man before fleeing to another apartment.

Victor confessed to the burglaries Wednesday, but swears he doesn't remember writing the explicit messages, authorities said. "He's upset and he's embarrassed," the man's attorney Michael Dunn told reporters Tuesday. "It's obvious that he has some severe issues to deal with and he's in the process of dealing with those now."

The more disturbing issue may lie with the man's job. He is employed by the School District of Philadelphia as an elementary school building engineer, the district confirmed Tuesday night after seeing photos of a key ring left at the scene on television. He's worked for the district since 1983.

Victor's attorney said the man will be entering a "facility" to deal with his issues upon release. But, that may not be for a while as he failed to make the $75,000 cash bail. He also told the judge that he wouldn't be returning home even if he did make bail – his wife refused to post bail.

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