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3 safe, ticketing machine thefts reported in Saitama

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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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