Police in Osaki, Miyagi Prefecture, have arrested an 88-year-old man who trespassed into the men’s bathing facility and climbed over a partition to to observe the women’s bath area.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 5 p.m. on Friday, Kyodo News reported.The man, who is from Ishinomaki City, was not a guest at the inn.
Police said he entered the inn and went into the men’s bathing space. He then climbed up a two-meter partition and perched himself on top so he could see the women’s bath. However, a woman noticed him and reported the man to the inn which contacted police.
Police said the man has denied the allegation and quoted him as saying, “I didn't want to see the naked bodies of women. I was just checking the structure of the women's bathhouse.”© Japan Today