A female employee at a Lawson convenience store was injured by a knife-wielding man who robbed the store in Nagano on Saturday morning.
According to police, the man entered the store at around 2 a.m., NTV reported. Police said he approached the 45-year-old woman at the register, threatened her with a knife and demanded money.
After taking about 25,000 yen from the register, the man started to leave but the woman grabbed at him. The man knocked her down and she suffered a light head injury, police said.
There were no customers in the store at the time.
The suspect is described as being in his 20s or early 30s, 175 cms tall and of thin build. He was dressed in black and was wearing a black cap and white face mask.© Japan Today