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Bike fetish gave man an ‘overwhelming sense of calm'

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Bike fetish gave man an ‘overwhelming sense of calm'
Photo: Marco Ariesen
10:44 CET+01:00
A 36-year-old man has been indicted for satisfying himself on the seats of women's bicycles.

The man was charged for sexual molestation and damages after police found traces of his semen on the saddle of a woman's bike, according to the Östersunds-Posten newspaper.

The man was first reported in the spring of 2006 when police found sperm during an investigation involving a slashed bicycle tyre.

The breakthrough in the case came after a woman reported seeing the man carry away her bicycle and then start rubbing up against it.

The man was arrested last July and taken into custody.

The 36-year-old man has confessed to the crimes, explaining that he felt an overwhelming calm wash over him when he approached women's bicycles and smelled the handlebars.

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