Three 16-year-old high school students are being held by police in connection with an incident that took place in Takahama, Aichi Prefecture last month in which the window of a moving train was smashed by a stone thrown from a nearby plot of vacant land, police said Friday.
According to police, the youths entered the vacant lot in Takahama at around 10:35 p.m. on Jan 9 and threw stones and roof tile fragments toward the train tracks. One stone went through the window of a train on the Mikawa line local service.
During police questioning one of the youths was quoted as saying: "We did it for fun."© News reports