A female high school student was beaten and had her bag stolen by three men while she was walking home in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, police said Tuesday.
According to police, the 18-year-old girl was on her way back home when the incident occurred at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, TV Asahi reported. Police said the girl told them that two men with metal bats hit her from the front, while a third man stole her handbag containing about 3,000 yen.
Police said the girl chased the men and tried to get her bag back, but she was beaten again. Police said the girl was taken to hospital where she received five stitches to close up the wound on her lower lip.© Japan Today