Police in Nara city have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of kidnapping a 14-year-old girl whom he met on a social network site.
According to police, Yu Ito, who works as a caregiver, met the junior high school girl on a social network site in early January, Sankei Shimbun reported. He arranged to meet her at a station in Nagoya at around 2 p.m. on Jan 4. He took the girl to his home where he confined her until Feb 1.
The girl’s parents reported her missing on the night of Jan 4.
One of Ito’s work colleagues contacted police and said he might be keeping a minor at his home. Police said the girl was unharmed after finding her at around 11:20 a.m. on Monday.© Japan Today