Police in Nagoya have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of abducting an 11-year-old girl, who was found in his car after he had been driving her around for awhile.
According to police, Yoshimitsu Kawamura, a part-time worker from Hino City, Tokyo, got to know the girl, who lives in Nagoya, through an online chat site, Sankei Shimbun reported. Kawamura drove to Nagoya on Oct 3, called the girl on his cell phone and picked her up at around 10 a.m.
Police said Kawamura drove around Nagoya with the girl until about 6 p.m. when he was involved in an accident with another car in Naka Ward. The driver of the other car called police who then questioned Kawamura about the girl with him. He told them he was a relative.
Police said Kawamura has been arrested on suspicion of abducting a minor. They said he has denied the charge and quoted him as saying he did not plan to kidnap the girl but just have some fun with her.© Japan Today