A 29-year-old high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure in a convenience store in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture.
According to police, Masaru Chiba, who teaches at a public high school in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, entered the convenience store on the evening of May 7 and dropped his pants in front of a female employee at the cash register, Fuji TV reported. Police said Chiba has denied the charge, claiming he “doesn’t clearly recall” the episode.
Police were notified by the convenience store manager after the employee reported the incident. Chiba was arrested on Monday after being identified by store security camera footage.© Japan Today