Police in Yokohama sent a 52-year-old unemployed man to prosecutors on Saturday after he was arrested for trespassing on school grounds, while wielding a knife.
The incident occurred at an elementary school in Sakae Ward at around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Fuji TV reported. Police received a call saying there was a man with a knife on the premises. Police rushed to the scene and subdued Taro Ichikawa, a nearby resident. No one was injured.
Ichikawa, who was brandishing a knife with a 17-cm-long blade, was arrested on suspicion of violating the Swords and Firearms Control Law.
Police quoted Ichikawa as saying the children were making too much noise.© Japan Today