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Ex-cop arrested for attempting to abduct 15-year-old girl

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A former police sergeant has been arrested for the attempted abduction of a 15-year-old girl in Tokyo.

Koichi Omura, 32, who left the force in March, is accused of approaching the high school first grader in a rented car on April 15, NTV reported Wednesday. According to police, Omura drove up beside the girl who was walking along a street in Akishima. He then produced what is believed to have been a police notebook and asked the girl to get into the car, reportedly saying, "I would like you to cooperate in an investigation."

The girl got into the vehicle and then became suspicious and attempted to escape. Police quoted her as saying Omura tried to force her back into the car but she managed to get away.

According to police, Omura denies the charge and was quoted as saying, "I rented the car the day before, but I loaned it to an acquaintance."

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lol. Perverts everywhere. Hang this thing. The less of these creeps, the better.

5 ( +8 / -3 )

Why does someone who reached sergeant by his early 30s quit the force? Normally career suicide here. This incident sounds like the tip of an iceberg.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Honestly ,what the heck is wrong with so many cops in this country..this is getting ridiculous. Since this guy is an " ex cop" in his thirties - he was obviously kicked out for some other offence.. Seriously , the police recruitment process in this country needs to be majorly restructured to keep all the perverted sickos out...how can one have confidence in the cops here with this kind of news resurfacing so regularly here.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

Really can't trust the police anymore...groping, and now kidnapping...the whole police force needs an enema

1 ( +3 / -2 )

The truth is that these types of things happen everywhere with cops. Cops are not saints and need to be watched so they do not abuse the authority entrusted to them.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Was he wearing a uniform? Where is the "do not talk to strangers" and "if somebody approaches you run" concept? Too much conformity.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Creep central. These cop cases seem to be going from bad to worse. Groping and filming is one thing, but (attempted) kidnapping is a whole other level.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

...and now we know why he's a FORMER police sergeant.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Was he wearing a uniform? Where is the "do not talk to strangers" and "if somebody approaches you run" concept? Too much conformity.

I won't argue with the last bit, but fact is when a police officer tells you to do something, most people do it. If anyone is going to make a convincing fake cop, my money is on an ex-cop.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

He rented the care and loaned it to someone else? Ok, so I'll give you the benefit of the doubt wanker. Who did you lend it to? A stranger? Surely the girl can identify him. I just love all these pathetic excuses and alibis these losers come up with. Do society a favor and stitch this loser up with a room in the emperor's hotel with three rice meals a day.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

commendable of the girl for having the sense to escape before it was too late, glad this dirtbag got caught.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

Another Uncle Pervy

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Sadly, in common with many positions in Japan, from kabuki and politicians downwards, the police are becoming a hereditary profession.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Time to introduce pocket mace to this country. It could be a big business. Who is with me?

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Glad she escaped, but why would you get in a normal car and not likely in uniform.

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Why would you rent a car and then "loan" it to an acquaintance? Pretty sure that alone is breaking the rules of renting a car as normally they only allow the person who rented it, or someone who has signed on at the same time as them to drive it. What a pathetic excuse. Who is this acquaintance? I bet he just so happened to look similar to him and disappear from the city at the same time with no form of contact available.

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“I rented the car the day before, but I loaned it to an acquaintance.”

Um, OK, who is the acquaintance? What's that? You have no answer? You don't know the acquaintance?

0 ( +0 / -0 )

This ex cop sounds like a real trouble maker!!

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"Omura denies the charge and was quoted as saying, “I rented the car the day before, but I loaned it to an acquaintance.”

He didn't do it, his friend did, no no wait, he didn't do it, it was his dog Sam!

The guy is missing a few cards in his deck.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

I bet there's some hair pulling at MPD HQ this month :P

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He seems pretty young to have left the police force, unless there was some previous trouble that caused them to ask him quietly to resign. I'd be very interested in knowing just what caused him to leave. If I were a betting man, I'd put my money on the brass covering up similar behavior in hope of avoiding a scandal. If so, they exercised bad judgement, it seems. But that's only speculation. I'm glad the girl got away, and the guy got caught.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Crimes against children deserve extra long jail sentences. No sympathy for this kind of behavior.

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good that he now have the chance to see the full swing of the law he once enforced..

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