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Man arrested for assault, stealing face mask from woman

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Police in Matsuda, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated assault and theft after he forcibly hugged a woman and stole her face mask.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 7:20 p.m. on April 20. The 35-year-old woman was returning home when Takumi Ishiguro hugged her from behind and subsequently stole her mask, Fuji TV reported.

Ishiguro, a self-professed hospitality worker, is believed to be responsible for a string of five similar incidents targeting women in the vicinity since January. He was arrested on Tuesday after an analysis of street surveillance camera footage.

Police said he he has denied the charge, and quoted him as saying, “I don’t remember this happening at all.”

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Perverts seem to never stop coming up with new obsessions.

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Sounds like a dangerous act to steal a face mask...

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Hug and used face mask stolen.

Imagine telling that to your cell mates as why you are doing time.

King of all fools.

20 ( +20 / -0 )

Or to the other patients on an isolation ward...

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Better he steal her mask instead of some other thin material covering her lips.

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Aw he got caught so  he has denied the charge, and quoted him as saying, “I don’t remember this happening at all.”

IMO perhaps electrodes attached to that skull will jog his convenient memory lapse.

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"he forcibly hugged a woman and stole her face mask"

twingle twangle twingle tweets, time for this one to be kept off the streets

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Horrible. At least he is employed.

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that's one unhygenic fetish especially during this pandemic

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I would not be surprised if this creep had a series of photos of his victims stored on his phone, so he can add a face to the mask while he’s getting his jollies sniffing the mask. There seems to be no end of demented and pervertEd creeps in Japan.

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What is this ? Attempted indirect murder ..mental

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Do the hustleToday 06:56 pm JST

I would not be surprised if this creep had a series of photos of his victims stored on his phone, so he can add a face to the mask while he’s getting his jollies sniffing the mask. There seems to be no end of demented and pervertEd creeps in Japan.

Or he could make a scrap book and call it Face Book, oops damn , sorry ....zuckerburg..already did that didnt he. So this one would be called face mask book.

There is some sick Fekkers out there though isnt there.

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Once again another assault on an innocent young woman! However didn’t this fool think this assault thru, perhaps she had the virus and by him putting her mask on iwould guarantee he would come down with COVID-19!

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 “I don’t remember this happening at all.”

This line seems to work like a magic treat for accused J -politicians, bureaucrats and J-Inc bigwigs so he should be allright then.

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I don't you'll ever hear of this kind of crime being reported anywhere else besides Japan. Arrested for "hugging" and stealing a mask.

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Is he trying to steal someone's virus?

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this guy has problems, dirty problems

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“I don’t remember this happening at all.”

Is this the new updated version of "I was drunk and can't remember!"?

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He just wants to sniff the mask ....not wrong

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