Police in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested an unemployed 54-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting a 37-year-old woman who was visiting the the apartment next to his.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:55 p.m. Sunday, Sankei Shimbun reported. The woman was visiting a relative who lives in the apartment building. As she was leaving, the suspect accosted her at the entrance and said she and her relative had been talking too loudly. He then slapped her face.
Police said the woman and the man did not know each other and that her injuries were not serious. They said the man had argued many times before with his neighbor about noise coming from the apartment.© Japan Today