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Knife-wielding man attempts to rob police station in Miyagi

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A man was arrested in violation of the Sword and Firearms Control law and for attempted robbery after he threatened an employee with a 16-cm chopping knife and demanded money at the reception of a traffic safety association on the first floor of a police station in Kesennuma City in Miyagi Prefecture on Monday afternoon.

The man reportedly threatened to kill the female employee working at the desk if she didn't give him money, but officers soon noticed the incident and restrained the offender. The woman was unharmed.

According to police, 22-year-old Kazuhiro Hatakeyama said that he attempted the robbery because he needed the money. Hatakeyama had arrived at the police station in his own vehicle, and was reportedly also carrying cooking oil and a lighter.

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tokyotales at 11:23 AM JST - 13th July

Guess he probably wanted to get arrested, so he did the rigth thing

I was thinking almost the same thing, they do it and then confess so often here that maybe he didn't want to wait...haha

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I wish all criminals were that stupid

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officers soon noticed the incident

Those keystones don't miss a thing, do they?

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I smell a Darwin Award.

Actually, quite pathetic.

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Mama always said, "Stupid is as stupid does." This guy did "stupid" to perfection!

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what a laugh riot, i love this guy.

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Comedy gold.

It's always best to rely on real life for your fix of mirth.

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Stupid or Smart? That is the question!

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Legend !

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He just wanted to be arrested for a roof over the head+some free food. Good job.

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"If he needed money, why didn't he just sell his car?"

He needed it to get to the store to buy cooking oil. He probably sold his pan to buy the knife so he could rob the guy for money to buy food.

It is starting to sound like some USSR-era Russian joke.

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The word "Police" must have been written in Engrish only.

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Just when you thought these people couldn't get any stupider/crazier some screwball has to prove ya wrong.

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Sounds like a good guy to me.

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If he needed money, why didn't he just sell his car?

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To all people that want to go to get rid of their money problem, get a roof over their head and traditional Japanese food, all for free: try to rob the police station. That saves a lot of hassle and time for you.

Alternative, if you are foreign: board a Japanese whaling ship carrying a knife and claim you want to arrest the captain.

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WoW !!! Desperate times !!!!!

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here`s a guy who wants shelter and three squares a day.

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Note to thief: money is kept IN A BANK.

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This should come under the category of stupidity, not crime.

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Wow....what a moron!

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cooking oil and lighter..I know! He was going to buy steaks after the he robbed the place.

Not to smart, that should be the last place you go and rob..

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According to police, 22-year-old Kazuhiro Hatakeyama said that he attempted the robbery because he needed the money

Great job! way to get to the heart of the problem! Case solved! Next....

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hahahahahahahahha

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Knife, oil and lighter Miyage for police station in Miyagi !

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Welcome to another episode of "Being Stupid in a No Stupid Zone"

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What was he trying to score at a cop shop? Undies they'd nicked off some woman's clothes line?

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was reportedly also carrying cooking oil and a lighter.

I guess the accomplice with the nabe and shrimps didn't show up. A tempura party ruined...

This guy should get the best robberist award.

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Guess he probably wanted to get arrested, so he did the rigth thing

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Note to moron.....convenience stores are a safer bet you dipstick.

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now that takes the cake....

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Honourary Darwin Award without a doubt (not the actual award since he didn't die).

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What a complete and utter loon! Obviously just another lonely loser loser looking for his 15 minutes of fame.

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The reception of a traffic safety association ..? Now there's a place brimming with cash.

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