A 39-year-old company president and his 22-year-old employee were beaten by two men and robbed of about 200,000 yen in Tokyo, police said Wednesday.
According to police, the incident occurred as the men were walking along a street in Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato Ward, at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fuji TV reported that two men approached them from behind, and attacked them with hammers, before making off with a bag containing about 200,000 yen.
Both victims sustained injuries to their heads and faces, police said, adding the attack took place just after the two men left their office.
The two assailants ran off and got into a taxi.
The incident occurred about 600 meters from JR Shimbashi Station.© Japan Today