Police in Kawasaki have arrested a 57-year-old man after he got off a train that was temporarily stopped between stations on the JR Tokaido Line on Wednesday night.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 7:15 p.m., Fuji TV reported. The train stopped between JR Kawasaki and Kamata stations. Police said the man banged against the conductor's window after getting upset that the train had stopped.
The man got out of the train car by using an emergency door handle and started throwing stones at the conductor's cabin. The conductor chased the man and caught up with him about one kilometer from Kawasaki Station.
The man was arrested at Kawasaki Station for obstruction of business. Police said the man was drunk at the time of his arrest and quoted him as saying he was dissatisfied with the lack of information in the announcement about why the train stopped.
Sankei Shimbun reported that train services were halted for about 40 minutes after a suspected groper jumped onto the tracks at Yokohama to avoid being caught.© Japan Today