Police in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, have arrested a 43-year-old man after he stole a taxi and crashed it into two police vehicles parked outside a police station.
According to police, the incident occurred at 5 a.m. Sunday. Fuji TV reported that the suspect, Michikazu Kono, was riding in a taxi home when he fell asleep in the back seat.
The driver stopped in front of a police station to ask for help. When he got out, he left the engine running, he told police. While the driver was away, Kono woke up, grabbed the wheel and accelerated, driving into two patrol cars.
Police said that Kono, who was intoxicated, told them he didn't remember anything.© Japan Today