Police in Koge, Fukuoka Prefecture, have arrested a 19-year-old unemployed youth on suspicion of stalking a 9-year-old girl.
According to police, the suspect, who cannot be named because he is a minor, said he just wanted to tell the girl how much he liked her.
Police said that the suspect approached girl at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday in the bicycle parking lot outside the residential complex where she lives, and again on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. on the stairs at her apartment building.
On Wednesday, the girl told her family that a man whom she didn’t know had approached her twice and called out to her. Her parents contacted police. On Thursday, when the suspect showed up again, police arrested him.© Japan Today