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50-year-old man arrested for beating 22-year-old ex-girlfriend

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Police in Kushiro, Hokkaido, have arrested a 50-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of assaulting his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend.

According to police, the man punched the woman in the face at around 3 a.m. Saturday at her apartment and then left, local media reported. About an hour later, the woman went to a nearby police station and told them what had happened.

Police said the woman sustained minor facial injuries.

The suspect was arrested on Saturday afternoon. He was quoted by police as saying he was drunk early Saturday morning and doesn’t know what he did.

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He was quoted by police as saying he was drunk early Saturday morning and doesn’t know what he did.

I think I heard that one before somewhere.

3 ( +17 / -14 )

Another winner.

Seems like a lot of these DV stories are happening in Hokkaido more.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

hey, another tough guy..

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He was quoted by police as saying he was drunk early Saturday morning and doesn’t know what he did.

Here we go again - the, "I drank the amnesia juice so I can't be held accountable for my actions!" If my eyes rolled any harder, they'd fall out of my head.

-4 ( +7 / -11 )

Japan has an amazing alcohol across the country... as soon as you drink it youll be struck by amnesia. Beware!

Itd be really interesting if there was a case when a woman gets drunk, punches a man, get arrested and then aquitted by claiming she was drunk and doesnt remember anything, hm.

-5 ( +4 / -9 )

So, basically, in Japan ANYONE can do any crime and then get aquitted if they were drunk, right?:)

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This man is more than twice the age of his ex-girl friend. Was she not asleep at 3am when he punched her? Why was he drunk at 3am? He cannot be excused and must be imprisoned for three years and banned from contact with her when released.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Their not acquitted. That’s just their excuse.

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They’re not there. Sorry.

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Ok, I clicked the link to get here. I feel bad for doing that. Sorry.

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They keep referring to him as a Man.... He is not. Real Men don't beat woman

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Must be a mentalist

-3 ( +2 / -5 )

...a 50-year-old unemployed man who drinks too much and commits DV. What a waste of space.

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Guy punches girlfriend less than half his age: "I was drunk!"

Girl stabs her mother with scissors: "I was drunk!"

It's time to start tripling the sentence for all crimes that involve alcohol and being drunk, whether the morons that commit them remember or not. This nation has a serious alcohol problem and the suspect saying he or she was drunk is far too often the excuse they give, and they get off lightly if not completely after giving it. Heck, the police probably chuckled and said, "Yeah, I sucked back a few chu-hais during hanami today myself, so I understand!"

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