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Cross-dressing man robs woman in Gifu; gives back Y4,000

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An armed man dressed as a woman robbed a pedestrian on a street in the city of Ogaki, Gifu Prefecture, but returned some of her cash before fleeing the scene, police said.

According to police, the incident occurred shortly after 12 a.m. on Sunday. A man dressed as a woman approached a 31-year-old woman walking alone on a street and threatend her with a scissors-like sharp object, Sankei Shimbun reported. He demanded she give him all her cash.

The woman obliged and handed over her wallet, but as the man began removing the bills from it, she requested that her cash be returned. The man then gave back 4,000 yen and fled the scene quickly, police said.

The woman said that the perpetrator had long, brown hair and was wearing a black skirt and black tights. He appeared to be in his 30s and was about 170 cm tall.

The woman suffered no injuries in the incident, police said.

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The woman said that the perpetrator had long, brown hair and was wearing a black skirt and black tights. He appeared to be in his 30s and was about 170 cm tall.

Who are they giving the description of here? An inquisitive mind asks.

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The perpetrator.

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Yeah.

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I am shocked that a robbery would ever occur in Japan. Japan along with Singapore is one of the safest countries in the world. Maybe Japan should emulate Singapore regarding the consequences for committing these types of acts. Hopefully the individual will be found and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Japan would likely be even more safe if it emulated Singapore regarding the consequences for committing these types of acts. Nothing like this ever occurs in Singapore.

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baroque:

And just what do they do to robbers in Singapore that prevents it from ever happening?

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@baroque

Nonsense. A quick google news search for crime/robbery in Singapore proves you wrong. Crime happens everywhere.

As for the article, doesn't sound like this person was any kind of seasoned criminal. At least he gave her some cash back. I guess that's something.

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I am shocked that a robbery would ever occur in Japan.

I am shocked that anyone would think that it doesn't happen.

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baroqueFeb. 09, 2016 - 11:36AM JST I am shocked that a robbery would ever occur in Japan. Japan along with Singapore is one of the safest countries in the world. Maybe Japan should emulate Singapore regarding the consequences for committing these types of acts. Hopefully the individual will be found and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Japan would likely be even more safe if it emulated Singapore regarding the consequences for committing these types of acts. Nothing like this ever occurs in Singapore.

Correct... Last week I commented some thing like this in regards of drugs punishment in Singapore and my comment was deleted

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This is not about Singapore people and to be fair Singapore may have less "crime" but at the cost of some personal freedoms. Not really a fare trade.

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Unbelievable!

Everyone knows black tights don't color coordinate properly with brown hair. Why didn't he dye it black or at least give it a silverish hue?! And would it kill him to wear leggings as opposed to tights? Someone please arrest this man.

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Wow, that story is so weird on so many levels.

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Honestly, just by the description I can tell this guy is a disaster; a fashion disaster and a human disaster.

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I was supersized of the amount of cross dressing in Osaka around about the American Village triangle. The most convincing was a guy in subway in Namba his 5 o'clock shadow gave him away that and his wig.

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Oh come on a little cross-dressing never hurt anyone hahah

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