A 20-year-old man was robbed of a bag containing approximately 14 million yen in cash after being sprayed with pepper gas inside the restroom of the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo on Wednesday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m., Fuji TV reported. The victim told police he was coming out of a toilet cubicle in the second-floor restroom when he was sprayed in the face by a man who stole his bag containing about 14 million yen in cash.
The victim, who sustained burns to his face and hands, called 110 right after the robbery. Police said he told them he had been given the money by an acquaintance.
The suspect, who got away, is described as being in his 20s, approximately 170 cm tall and was wearing a black hat and white face mask.© Japan Today