Police have arrested an unemployed 28-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a junior high school girl in a park toilet on Oct 2.
According to police, the suspect, Shuji Araki, approached the girl as she was walking home at around 10 p.m., Fuji TV reported. He told the girl to be quiet and that if she yelled out, he would kill her. Araki forced the girl to go with him to a nearby park and then he sexually assaulted her in the public toilet, police said.
Police said Araki was identified through street surveillance camera footage.
Araki, who has admitted tot he charge, is also being questioned over a threat he reportedly made to another school girl a few days later in the vicinity of the Oct 2 incident.© Japan Today