A cross-dressing ex-prosecutor in the Krasnodar region was seized by local citizens after he apparently frightened a group of teenage girls, Krasnodar prosecutors said in a statement.
Concerned residents in the village of Pervomaisky grabbed Konstantin Fominov after he struck up a conversation with a group of girls Wednesday evening and they started to scream.
A source in the local branch of the Investigative Committee told Interfax that the adventurous dresser was wearing a wig, dress, corset and high heels at the time.
Following his capture, Fominov told his assailants that he was a prosecutor, and the information later leaked to local media.
Regional prosecutors responded to the incident Friday, releasing a statement online that said Fominov had quit his job that same day "because of severe illness and the necessity of his receiving treatment outside the Krasnodar region."
Officials are conducting a check into the incident, the statement added.