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Man arrested for assaulting 8-year-old girl

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Police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of assault after he grabbed an 8-year-old girl from behind and shoved her to the ground in Tokyo's Kita Ward.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 3 p.m. on March 2. Fuji TV reported that the suspect, Kento Nagai, works as a nursing assistant. Police said Nagai accosted the girl from behind as she was walking home alone from school. He grabbed her and then threw her to the ground, causing minor injuries to her left leg, police said.

Police said Nagai has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “I was overcome by the urge to touch a young girl's body. I just chose her at random.”

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Police said Nagai has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “I was overcome by the urge to touch a young girl’s body. I just chose her at random.”

Why do I have the sudden random urge to start swinging a baseball bat in the proximity of this guy's head?

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“I was overcome by the urge to touch a young girl’s body. I just chose her at random.”

What's the bet you'd find a stack of kiddy porn manga in his apartment as well? This guy is a whacko, but he won't be treated as one. He will get a suspended sentence and let loose on society within the next few days.

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I'm with you on this one Yubaru, aluminum or wood

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Perv, plain and simple.

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Disillusioned is right he will probably be back out there. I would really like to see this 8 yr old girl be given a stun gun and tase this guy before they let him go. Offenders like this that hurt people with no apparent reason can be really disturbing and pat on the back would not straighten up this wackoos.

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I think there might be something wrong with him.

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Lock him up with rapists so they can use him as a girl.

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A nursing assistant? That's pretty twisted. I hope he has to make a career change.

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He grabbed her and then threw her to the ground, causing minor injuries to her left leg, police said. Police said Nagai has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “I was overcome by the urge to touch a young girl’s body. I just chose her at random.”

Ok asides from the fact that the urge to touch a young girl’s body is wrong to begin with and acting on it is even worse, he didn't just touch her he grabbed her and then threw her to the ground. This guy should not be allowed out of prison until he's too old to do anything harmful to anyone else.

Why do I have the sudden random urge to start swinging a baseball bat in the proximity of this guy's head?

Funny I have that same urge.

I think there might be something wrong with him.

Ya think??

A nursing assistant? That's pretty twisted. I hope he has to make a career change.

like a prisoner maybe?

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he grabbed an 8-year-old girl from behind [DELETE EXPLICIT DETAILS] and shoved her to the ground

I wonder if has read any dodgy manga lately?

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lock him up for 8 years. despicable pervert. let the boys inside treat him right.

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like a prisoner maybe?

In a perfect world, yeah. But this is Japan we're talking about. At 21, his lawyer will probably argue, he's practically a minor. I hate to say it, but he probably won't even do any time.

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someone needs an arse whooping pronto...

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@TheGodFather I wonder if has read any dodgy manga lately?

He was probably playing grand theft auto. Quick lets ban videogames! People need to quit blaming stupid material things and blame the people, they obviously have a screw loose.

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The dodgy manga exists to fuel the fantasy. For some people that is not enough and they have a need to "act out" the fantasy, but there is no place, and no reason, in any decent society to fuel the fantasy in the first place.

Except to make money.

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One word (even if I'll get minused for this): Castration!!

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So maybe I can't overcome the urge to beat the bejesus out of 27 year old jackass.

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Many of the comments here reflect the same sort of knee-jerk emotional response evidenced by the man’s impulsive act. And I would say that hitting that man in the head with a baseball bat would be a much worse crime than pushing a girl down. Both acts would stem from weak connections between limbic portions of the brain and the executive cortex. I give the man some credit for his honest explanation. People in America would typically make up some story about accidently hurting the girl. Only through accurate data collection can such behavior be analyzed toward correcting it.

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I have to agree with Disillusioned 1 out of 3 theory.

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I work with kids of all ages. I love my kids and I would protect each and everyone of them with my life from things like him! This news angers me because like other commenters, we all know that this guy would be back out in the public by this time next month. No one is talking about the trauma the little girl will have to endure from this attack! That poor kid.

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"No one is talking about the trauma the little girl will have to endure from this attack!"

And that is what makes the dodgy manga fantasy so dangerous. Because it often suggests that the 8-year-old girl would actually enjoy the experience...

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In a perfect world, yeah. But this is Japan we're talking about. At 21, his lawyer will probably argue, he's practically a minor. I hate to say it, but he probably won't even do any time.

Have faith storm- he's 21. He can't plead being a minor. maybe we'll be lucky and this menace will be off the streets.

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I agree that he needs help... and doesn't really seem to understand what he is saying.

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