Police in Chikusei, Ibaraki Prefecture, said Tuesday they have arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of indecent assault after he forcibly kissed a 10-year-old boy in April.
According to police, the incident occurred in an apartment corridor at around noon on April 6. Ogawa, who is a company employee, has admitted to the charge, police said.
Police said Ogawa is accused of hugging the boy from behind, pushing him to the floor, straddling him and then kissing him.
According to police, Ogawa and the boy did not know each other. Police said the boy was not injured.
Ogawa was identified through building surveillance camera footage.© Japan Today