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37-year-old man arrested over sexual assault of high school student

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Police in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture, have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old female student on her way home from school in July.

According to police, Taichi Asada, a company employee, is accused of assaulting the girl on a street in Chiba City on the night of July 24, 2018, Sankei Shimbun reported. At the time, the victim was riding home on her bicycle when Asada dragged her off it and took her to a secluded area where he allegedly beat and sexually assaulted her.

Asada emerged as the suspect following an analysis of street surveillance camera footage. He is also being questioned about a string of sexual assault cases near the crime scene in Chiba City.

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Hopefully they can nail this predator with several assault charges and kick him away for a very long time.

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Surprised it took 2 whole years to finally decide arrest the assailant. Chiba must be working on their backlog.

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when Asada dragged her off it and took her to a secluded area where he allegedly beat and sexually assaulted her.

Sado-masochists par excellance. Again, almost innate tendencies to want to immorally dominate anyone they deem weak. Be on the lookout girls...and guys.

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Whyis there always a string of sexual assaults in the same area? Do they ignore reports until it gets to a certain point? Are there never any cameras in the pervious areas?

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Prosecutors are loath to take cases before a judge that they can't win, because it tarnishes their reputation, so they demand mountains of evidence. If you've ever known any cops, they'll tell you this. They hate working for the prosecutors.

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btw I forgot to add the j-criminals have much higher admission to guilt when cornered, but also can have selective amnesia.

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We are supposed to believe that two years of reviewing surveillance camera footage led to this arrest? Once again I find this a bit hard to believe. There simply has to be some part of this equation we are not being told.

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