Chiba Prefectural Police have arrested a 24-year-old firefighter for the Tokyo Fire Department on suspicion of inflicting bodily injury on a man in Onjuku, Chiba Prefecture.
According to police, Shogo Yoshida, a resident of Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, head-butted a 31-year-old man on a beach at around 4:50 p.m. on Monday, Sankei Shimbun reported. The victim, who lives in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward, sustained a head injury.
Following his arrest, Yoshida admitted to injuring the man, but denied assaulting him. He was quoted as saying his arm accidentally hit him.
Police said Yoshida and the man were not acquainted and appeared to have gotten into an argument.© Japan Today