Hyogo prefectural police have arrested three male demolition workers, all in their 20s, and three women aged 17-19, on charges of abduction, confinement and infliction of bodily injury after they abducted and assaulted a 22-year-old man, and then held him captive in his car.
According to Ako police department officials, the three men confessed to their crimes while in police custody, Sports Nippon reported Saturday. The three young women, however, have denied their involvement. Police confirmed that the six individuals were all acquaintances.
Police said the incident occurred late at night on April 28. The group attacked the 22-year-old man in the parking lot of a convenience store in Ako city. The group of assailants broke into the man's vehicle and shoved him inside, and then proceeded to drive off. While the car was in motion, the victim managed to fling himself through the window, after which he ran to a nearby home and sought help.
Police said the victim broke his nose and sustained other serious injuries during the incident.© Japan Today