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6 minors arrested over Oita pachinko parlor robbery

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Police in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, have arrested six minors on suspicion of robbing a pachinko parlor on Sunday morning.

Police said the six were high school students and construction workers all under the age of 20, Sankei Shimbun reported. According to police, an employee had just locked up the pachinko parlor and was preparing to go home at 12:30 a.m. Sunday when he was accosted by a group of men at the back door. They forced him inside, threatened him with a knife and demanded money.

The gang got away with 3 million yen in cash from the office safe. The employee was not injured.

Police traced the thieves after identifying a car through street surveillance camera footage taken near the pachinko parlor and arrested them on Sunday night.

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That simple ?

So they used a car registered in one of their names, really ?

Did they admit guilt already ?

Opposite of ocean eleven.

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Not a very clever gang, would had been better to escape on bicycles.

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Could call this a movie ' pachinko iq 11'

10 ( +11 / -1 )

Now, since they actively decided to commit such a blatantly criminal act as adults would do, try them in court as adults.

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Money at the pachinko parlor? I though all you could win are some balls.

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Hardly a "Heat" style robbery!

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Police traced the thieves after identifying a car through street surveillance camera footage taken near the pachinko parlor and arrested them on Sunday night.

Wow! surveillance camera has worked this time too. Good job, police!

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The police saved them from a far worse fate, especially if they were on cameras.

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They are lucky its not April. From April, 18 year olds will now be considered an adult.

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Everyone said how PROFESSIONAL they were, BEFORE.

LOL

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The police never say that the criminals were traced by their cell phones.....

oops...tip for future criminals.....

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Money at the pachinko parlor? I though all you could win are some balls.

Umm, the customers bring money to the pachinko place and spend it. That's how the money gets there. The Pachinko parlour has to deposit said profits in bank.

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Police said the six were high school students and construction workers all under the age of 20

Off to a "promising future", I see.

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