Police in Neyagawa, Osaka Prefecture, have arrested a 29-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of assault after he pushed a woman and two her children off their bicycle onto the side of a road.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:55 p.m. on May 28, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said the 36-year-old woman was riding with her two children aged 6 and 1, along a sidewalk when Kentaro Watanabe deliberately pushed her onto the road.
A passerby reported the incident to a nearby koban (police box). Watanabe was arrested at the scene. Police said he has denied the charge and quoted him as saying, “I just bumped into the bicycle going by me. It was not intentional.”
The woman and her children sustained minor injuries to their arms and legs.© Japan Today