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17-year-old boy arrested for trashing bike of woman, sending her threatening letter

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A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in Kobe on charges of stalking and trashing the bicycle of a 20-year-old woman whom he had allegedly been stalking and threatening.

According to police, the high school student does not know the woman. He is accused of dumping his own excrement on her bicycle seat at least three times between July 30 and August 9, Sankei Shimbun reported.

The boy, who has denied the charge, also reportedly sent a letter to the woman on July 24, threatening to expose videos of her taking a bath if she did not meet him at a bicycle parking area, although he had no videos.

The woman reported the incidents to police and on July 25, and they found footage of the suspect on surveillance cameras.

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Report to police on July 25 and the arrest happened 3 months later. Seems rather slow.

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Wow! He dumped poop on her bicycle seat three times? This kid has some serious issues.

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He is accused of dumping his own excrement on her bicycle

Then :

they found footage of the suspect on surveillance cameras

Must have a pretty awkward arrest...

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There’s nothing wrong with this young punk that a thorough beating or three won’t cure.

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*A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in Kobe on charges of stalking and trashing the bicycle of a 20-year-old woman whom he had allegedly been stalking and threatening.*

The woman reported the incidents to police and on July 25, and they found footage of the suspect on surveillance cameras.

Though there is proof and a statement from the victim, this kid will only be given a warning because of his age. Only to perhaps take it to the next level because of the fact that she got him in trouble, he would be angry. Trust me, I've seen and dealt with many cases like this that start off EXACTLY like this and 93% of the times ends in a violent act/action/death.

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@Bungle - There’s nothing wrong with this young punk that a thorough beating or three won’t cure.

As as much as I detest violence, you are correct, in a round about kind of way. All these Japanese boys grow up with never being punched in the face for being a Richard. A bit of playground justice might teach these punks some self-respect and respect for others before they go stalking women and smearing poop n their bicycles.

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All these Japanese boys grow up with never being punched in the face for being a Richard.

Indeed. My broader point is, though, that there “Richards” need to learn that there are consequences to such Richardly behaviour.

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A sound thrashing could well work wonders for this lout--albeit rather late. "Spare the rod, spoil the child"

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And nothing will happen to him because he’s under 20 so he’ll keep behaving this way with no punishment. I was stalked and groped by a MAN under 20 and yup, nothing came of it even though I pressed charges (against the policemen’s advice)

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Feel for you Jenna. Similar thing happened to my seven-year-old daughter here. The police seem to think that these types will grow out of it naturally, and will only act when forced by the strength and degree of the evidence.

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Sadly, this kind of behaviour usually escalates but this won't be nipped in the bud, he'll be given a warning and he'll start again with someone else. Meanwhile, the victim get no justice and no peace and spens her life looking over her shoulder and moving home.

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