Police said Thursday that an 18-year-old girl was slashed in the buttocks while she was aboard a cruise in Tokyo Bay on Wednesday night.
According to police, the attack occurred at around 7:20 p.m. The cruises are advertised as a way of enjoying the night views while escaping from the heat and humidity in the city.
The victim, a university student, was quoted by police as saying she felt someone behind her feel her buttocks, and then she felt pain, TBS reported.
When the ship docked at Takeshiba pier, police delayed the 1,700 passengers and crew from disembarking while their belongings were searched, but no weapons were found no suspect identified, police said.© Japan Today