Police said Monday that a maid cafe in Tokyo's Akihabara district was robbed of 130,000 yen on Sunday night.
According to police, the robbery took place at 8:30 p.m. at the Maid Dreamin cafe. TBS quoted police as saying that the man, who had been a customer, approached the register as if to pay his bill. Surveillance camera footage showed him pulling out a knife and grabbing the 25-year-old employee sales clerk by the collar. After forcing her to put all the cash from the till in a bag, the man ran out the emergency exit. The employee was shaken but unharmed, police said.
Police said the man stayed in the store under the guise of a regular customer for over an hour before approaching the register.
The suspect is said to be in his 20s, and roughly 170 cm tall. He was wearing a black suit and sunglasses.© Japan Today