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3 high school students arrested for beating up classmate

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Police in Hachioji, Tokyo, have arrested three male high school students on suspicion of assault after they beat up a classmate in August.

According to police, the three students, aged 15-16, beat up their 15-year-old classmate in a grassy field in Otsumachi on the evening of Aug 12, Fuji TV reported.

The assault was witnessed by a passerby who called 110.

The boy suffered a fractured jaw and has still not fully recovered, police said.

The victim has told police that before the assault, one of the boys said to him: “You threw a cigarette at my girlfriend, didn't you?” and “You’ve been badmouthing me to my girlfriend.” The boys also demanded to know why he had dyed his hair blond and said he was getting carried away with himself.

Police said the three boys have admitted to the charge and said there had been trouble between the trio and the victim since May.

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This is not even really news. Their parents will bow, apologize, pay the medical bills and maybe a little gomennasai money, but these boys will walk away with a smirk on their faces ready to do it again next time

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Such important news !

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As..."Michael" said, this is not news, this is their daily life, alas. In this particular case while it is obvious the assailants are retards, who are hopefully getting their names distributed on local level, their reasoning might have something to do with the victim's improper attitude. At this point it would be ignorance breeding violence breeding ignorance. Which is bad.

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Blond hair?  Cigarettes?  Doesn't sound like they will be going to school much longer anyway.

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Pointless news. This happened in August and only now arrests were made? These wannabe yankies sure have a bright future. The parents will apologize and all will be well.

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So what did the girlfriend say to the victim that pissed him off so much that he wasted a cigarette by throwing it at her?

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The boys also demanded to know why he had dyed his hair blond and said he was getting carried away with himself.

Sounds like bad influence from their teachers.

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There has to be more to this story than cigarettes ends and hair dye.

Has one little minx been winding three simpletons up like clocks?

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I think a great business in Japan would be hire-a-thug. These boys who have no backup can call hire-a-thug and come back the next day and wipe the floor with his two hired guns. Make it a fair 3 on 3 fight.

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but these boys will walk away with a smirk on their faces ready to do it again next time

i think you're confusing what happens to rich and famous kids to what happens to ordinary families. from the location of the story and description of kids, they hardly seem like well-to-do families. so i doubt if these punks will get off scott free.

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This should show that whoever commits assault should not get away with it. Period.

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