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Haneda gift shop employee robbed of Y4 mil

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A man accosted an employee of a Haneda Airport gift shop and stole a bag containing 4 million yen in cash, police said.

According to police, the robbery occurred at around 9 p.m. Monday in Terminal 2, Sankei Shimbun reported. The employee had closed the shop and was leaving via the employees’ entrance and exit area when the man threatened her from behind with a knife and demanded the bag containing the money.

The woman was not injured.

He is described as being in his 30s, about 170 cms tall, and was wearing a black top over gray pants, and gray cap.

Police are examining airport surveillance camera footage to try and identify the man.

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Why is any female carrying such a large amount of money alone?

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Why is any female carrying such a large amount of money alone?

Maybe she was the owner or something.

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I would be surprised if the perpetrator wasn't seen on a surveillance camera.

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Ex employee, or friends with some of the staff. Otherwise why would they know she was carrying so much money at that time, at that place...

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This guy had some inside knowledge she would be carrying such a large sum of money.

Shouldn't discount an inside job/insurance scam.

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Unguarded! Hope another bad guy won't rob her of her money one of these days.

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It'll be the plot on the crime drama tv next month.

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