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3 safe, ticketing machine thefts reported in Saitama


Police in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, are investigating three cases of theft involving safes and ticketing machines, all of which occurred early Saturday morning.

According to police, a security company called police at around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday after they found evidence of a break-in at a relaxation salon in Koshigaya's Minami-cho area, TV Asahi reported. The entrance's automatic door was broken, and a safe with 100,000 yen in cash and a ticketing machine with 270,000 yen worth of gift cards was stolen.

Approximately 50 minutes after the first theft was reported, a ticketing machine was stolen from a bookstore located 5 kilometers away, and 20 minutes after that, a safe with 200,000 yen in cash was stolen at a restaurant located 200 meters away from the bookstore.

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lesson to learn : Pay better wages to security staff.

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Yaks having hard economic times.

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Saitama the capital of crime in Japan. Will vending machines be next?

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Saitama the capital of crime in Japan. Will vending machines be next?

And your source of information is?

According to NPA stats, Saitama was was at number 7 for Crime Rate per 100,000 capita in 2012 and at no 9 in 2013, that places Siatama at a lot better position than Tokyo and Osaka both.

http://nbakki.hatenablog.com/entry/2013/10/08/000000 http://nbakki.hatenablog.com/entry/2014/10/30/141020

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Based on reporting on JT.

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Who ever said Saitama is not Safe?

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Actually, it's been quite a while since Saitama graced the headlines, stealing a few safes is a lot better than what we're reading coming out of some other prefectures.

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Saitama is not safe for safe's it seems ;)

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Dennis Bauer - that's a good pun!! "Safety marred"?!

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