Police said Friday that 257 kitchen knives have been stolen from stores in Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures this week.
According to police, 47 knives were stolen from a Home Center store in Inashiki, Ibaraki Prefecture, early Wednesday morning, TV Asahi reported. On Thursday morning, 70 knives were stolen from three Home Centers in Kashima, Ibaraki. On Tuesday night, 140 knives were stolen from a discount store in Sammu, Chiba Prefecture, police said.
Police said they are examining surveillance camera footage to try and identify the thieves.© Japan Today