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20-year-old man arrested for trying to steal high school girl’s underwear

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Police in Tokyo’s Kita Ward said Tuesday they have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of assault after he injured a high school girl while trying to steal her underwear as she walked along a street.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 6 a.m. on Feb 25 in Akabanekita, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said the suspect, Kyu Takise, came up behind the girl, grabbed her around the waist and dragged her to the ground. He then tried to pull off her underwear. However, the girl screamed and kicked at Takise who fled.

Police said the girl suffered injuries to her left leg that took about two weeks to heal.

A car belonging to Takise was identified through street surveillance camera footage. Police said Takise, who works for a delivery firm, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he assaulted the girl to ease his work-related stress.

A similar incident occurred in nearby Itabashi Ward at around 9:30 p.m. on Feb 22. In that case, a junior high school girl was grabbed from behind by a man who stole her underwear. Police are questioning Takase about his involvement in that case.

Police said that girls’ underwear was found in Takise’s car.

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20 years old and already a sick pervert. If he has stress, why not get drunk like every salaryman in japan? After jail, he needs counseling. Or it will happen again.

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what an excuse.

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Is is Japan the only place where sexual assault is considered a form of stress release

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Someone has been watching too much Japanese porn, and doesn't know the difference between fantasy and reality. In porn, attacking women is accepted. In real life, it is taboo. Take notes.

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1glenn - Someone has been watching too much Japanese porn,

It's not from porn. It's from manga!

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It could be an influence from similar type of Japan porn movies scene/scenario.

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perhaps would have done more after the underwear came off? attempted rape?

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Perhaps asking a girl OUT, and attempting "Stress Relief" in the "Old Fashioned" way....withOUT any violence involved.

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How can someone think they could possibly get away with something like this? You can't go 10 seconds in Tokyo without walking past someone on the street. Plus with cameras everywhere, especially downtown, that is how they caught him. Although Japan is relatively 'safe,' I hope this kind of stuff is not the wave of the future. I worry about my own daughter walking to and from school.

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With this story, the SDF groper and the woman murdered all in the same news section... who'd want to be a young woman in Japan?

Back to this story, and you have to wonder what goes through a pervert's mind... no, maybe best not to try to imagine that... I mean his 'excuse':

Police said Takise, who works for a delivery firm, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he assaulted the girl to ease his work-related stress.

Really? We all get stressed, but how many of us carry out a sexually motivated assault on an effing schoolgirl!? Here in the UK he'd go straight onto the sexual offenders register.

I'm glad that the girl kicked him... he deserves much worse.

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With this story, the SDF groper and the woman murdered all in the same news section... who'd want to be a young woman in Japan?

Women in like 80-90% of the countries in the world in which is way more dangerous to be a woman.

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@bungee Except he didn't ask. He attacked her from behind. And since he didn't ask, she thought she was going to get raped.

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But she was not going to, and trying to classify it as such is not only bending reality, but also diminishing actual victims. This is child play.

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Charges should range from, 1: Attempted rape, 2: Assault (minimum) 3: Attempted theft of property, I am not sure what other charges are in the Japanese legal system, as for being "stressed up", well, top tip, have a day off work, cut down on your work load, get a girlfriend, get off the computer, and get out more and meet real people. Next thing apologise sincerely to the poor girl who's, life you've just wrecked, you selfish muppet !. pay for all of here counciling as well.

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Police said Takise, who works for a delivery firm, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he assaulted the girl to ease his work-related stress.

Join a gym. Or a dojo.

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