A man robbed a Shinagawa post office of one million yen on Monday afternoon, police said Tuesday.
According to police, the man approached a female employee, brandished what appeared to be a gun and demanded money. He fired a shot beore escaping on a bicycle with about one million yen in cash. Police said there were four employees and three customers inside the building at the time, but no one was injured.
Investigators found what appears to be a bullet hole in the ceiling just above the counter where the female employee was standing.
The suspect was described as being between 50 and 60 years of age and about 170 cm tall. He hid his face with a knit hat, and was wearing a white collared short-sleeve shirt and gray trousers.© News reports