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Suspect escapes from police hospital in Tokyo

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A man who was detained on suspicion of theft escaped from a police hospital in Tokyo’s Nakano Ward on Sunday morning.

According to police, the suspect, a Korean man in his 60s, escaped from the hospital at around 6:45 a.m.

The man was arrested on suspicion of stealing 100,000 yen from a sushi restaurant at around 2:20 a.m. on Aug 13. He broke a collarbone when he jumped from the building while fleeing from police. He had been at the hospital since his detention and was not due to be moved until Aug 22.

Police said he escaped from a toilet on the hospital’s fifth floor while the officer on duty wasn’t looking. He is described as being 180 cms tall and was wearing a white T-shirt and blue pants at the time of his escape. He was last seen getting on a bus near the hospital and getting off at Nakano Station.

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the suspect, a Korean man in his 60s

he escaped from a toilet on the hospital’s fifth floor

Amazing I almost respect the guy were he not have committed a crime beforehand.

Stil very impressive for that age!

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That's some Spiderman stuff.

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Stil very impressive for that age!

That's some Spiderman stuff.

The article merely states the toilet was on the 5th floor. He could've walked out the door, and taken the elevator for all we know.

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He decided to release himself early...

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He decided to release himself early...

I suspect that he relieved himself first... :)

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A police hospital? That's a new one for me.

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On the news they said that apparently he asked policeman to take him to the washroom as he was on a wheelchair recovering from collarbone injury.

Policeman was waiting in front of the toilet while Korean Man asked him to bring his tablet from the room... And guess what guys, policeman went all the way back to bring it... Unbelievable.

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How's the care at the police hospital?

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Time to break out the 50,000 police officers again to catch an old thief.

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100,000 Yen ? .... That's a small amount of money in comparison to whats being stolen from us by Senior Execs in major Corporations we use on a daily basis.

He, and others in his situation, should be retrained in order to make at least that per month without Criminal activities, and furthermore, be promoted as someone who has stepped forward out of the swamp.

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