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16-year-old boy arrested for molesting elementary school girl

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A 16-year-old high school boy from Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward has been arrested for molesting an elementary school girl by touching her buttocks.

Police said the boy, a private high school student, in Tokyo, rode a bike and approached a 10-year-old girl walking home from school at around 3:45 p.m. on Feb 5, Fuji TV reported. He asked if he could touch her buttocks. The girl ran away, police said.

About 40 minutes later, the boy pursued an 11-year-old girl on his bicycle and “made unwanted physical contact with her buttocks,” police said.

The 10-year-old girl told her mother what happened. After the incident, the mother accompanied her child home from school each afternoon. They spotted the boy again on Feb 15 and reported him to police.

Police said the boy has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “I did it to reduce stress, and it gave me a thrill.”

In January, a similar incident occurred in the same area, involving a junior high school girl. Police are questioning the boy about that case as well.

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“I did it to reduce stress, and it gave me a thrill.”

I Just can't (palm face)

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this method of 'stress relief' is quite common in japan.

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Police said the boy has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “I did it to reduce stress, and it gave me a thrill.”

I wonder where he learned this line?

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It is so wrong it is actually funny. The kid needs help big time.

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I hope that he gets the help that he needs.

Say what you want to about him... it still took a LOT of courage to own up to what he did.

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 Aaron BrummettToday  09:20 am JST

I hope that he gets the help that he needs.

Say what you want to about him... it still took a LOT of courage to own up to what he did.

They spotted the boy again on Feb 15 and reported him to police.

If they did not "catch" him I doubt he would be admitting to the charge, quite different to owning up to something IMO

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Aaron, they caught him , he didnt walk into a police station and voluntarily turn himself in.

Btw, admitting to perverted activity doesnt carry much stigma in japan. This stuff happens all the time here and its not unusual for school principals, and police officers etc to be the perpetraters.

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https://japantoday.com/category/crime/20-year-old-man-arrested-for-trying-to-steal-high-school-girl%E2%80%99s-underwear#comment-1633259

Very much similar.. Where is the integrity? Can you pull your sisters panty or rub your mothers butt to release stress? Crap..!!

Influence of hentai & manga..!

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I wonder what kind of stress a 16 years old boy can go through to commit such indecent act. Then how about the stress Hiroya Kawasaki , ex CEO of Kobe Steel going through..?

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The kid knows the score - the 'stress relief' excuse is derigeur in japan. The judge (if it even goes that far) will let him off. Hell, the judge probably fantasizes about doing just what this boy did.

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If they don't do something to stop this boy now his behaviour will just escalate.

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He is lucky he was caught and arrested by police. Probably lots of posters have young kids, imagine what you would do if your 10 year old daughter came home crying and said the perv was around your neighborhood?

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Future train molester in the making...

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and today's candidate for chemical castration is.....

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I hope this is the end of it for him. Let's hope he was scared straight instead of becoming a child molester or sexual predator

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“I did it to reduce stress, and it gave me a thrill.”

What is going on here? 16 years old and you're already that stressed out that you're doing this? What about cycling, jogging, playing video games, watching Youtube or even watching movies? Those relieve my stress all the time.

The sad part about this is he's just going to get a "stern talking to" and that's it.

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