Hyogo man sought by police in relation to possible sex assault on minors


Police are looking for a man who attacked a junior high school female student in a possible sexual assault attempt and then fled, in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture on Wednesday night.

According to police, the assault happened at around 7:20 p.m when the girl, aged 12, was on her way home from an evening cram school. A man suddenly approached and held her from the back, causing her to fall to the ground, injuring her elbow. The man fled on a bicycle that was parked nearby.

Witnesses described the attacker as being approximately 170-180 tall, in his 50s and wore a black windbreaker.

Police said that just about an hour before the crime, a separate case of sexual assault was reported in the same area, where the victim was a 9-year-old girl. She told police that a middle-aged man touched her inappropriately. Police are investigating whether the same man was involved in both cases.

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Hope they get this creep. Nobody needs to be subjected to this, especially kids.

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I feel bad for the girls that have to put up with the abuse of these fiends. All I can say is let one of this deviants come to where I live and get caught doing this. I am pretty sure he will find himself/themselves in a whole new world of surprise. I am not saying anything violent will happen, but apprehension by the JP's may be there best choice.

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