Passenger arrested for breaking connecting door glass while fighting on train


Police in Tokyo have arrested a man in his 50s on suspicion of causing property damage after he broke the glass on a connecting door during an altercation with another man on a train operating on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi line.

According to police and passengers, the two men started arguing loudly and then scuffled with each other at around 3:20 p.m. on Monday between Sangenjaya and Ikejiri-Ohashi stations, Kyodo News reported. Train operator Tokyu Corp said the the glass on a connecting door between the sixth and seventh carriages was broken during the fracas. A passenger pushed the emergency button.

No injuries were reported.

When the train stopped at Ikejiri-Ohashi Station, police arrested one man but the other man involved in the fight left in the confusion.

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Do us a solid, boys and get off the train before deciding who’s the Alpha male.

The adults have places to go.

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Not arrested for fighting but for...breaking the glass? lol. Priorities!

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I meant flashmeat

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So it is ok to fight and potentially inflict injury but you will only get in to trouble if you damage corporate property while doing it?

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Never seen a fight in a train anywhere-an unusual occurrence?

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So apparently, you're supposed to allow someone to beat you up, and not defend yourself, according to Aquaman

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The glass on the connecting door is solid, someone is going to have a big bruise

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It's a good thing that fights occured in a country where people do not carry guns.

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So there was a fracas. Can you describe the fracas? I thought it was a rukus.

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Maybe, it was nuts rage.

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