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Man arrested for sexually molesting woman says he was stressed out

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of sexually molesting a woman in her 20s as she walked home last month. 

Police said the suspect, Rikuto Yamazaki, a post office employee, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he groped the woman because he was stressed out at work, Sankei Shimbun reported.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 10 p.m. on Jan 7 as the woman walked home in Katsushika Ward. Yamazaki came up quickly behind the woman and groped her breasts.

Police said they are questioning Yamazaki, who was identified through street surveillance camera footage, about his involvement in several similar incidents that have been reported in the same area this year.

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Feel extremely sorry for the victim. This criminal should be sentenced to a minimum of sixty years in prison with no chances of parole. We need to discourage violence so we can live in tranquility.

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So, if you want stress relief, run up behind a woman and grab her boobies. What a nut case!

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if you’re “stressed out” there’s millions of other things you could do,

but we all know that’s just another lame excuse ...

just another disgusting, pathetic Japanese pervert out there ... ...

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I think it's much safer to smash a shot of whisky, punch a pillow and bust a nut in the privacy of your own home rather than do this. Stupid.

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baroque1888Today  07:33 am JST

Feel extremely sorry for the victim. This criminal should be sentenced to a minimum of sixty years in prison with no chances of parole. We need to discourage violence so we can live in tranquility.

this is Japan, he will be sentenced to:“prosecution dropped. No reason was given” and then he’ll be off to do it again.

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You don't hear of a stressed out woman running up behind a guy and grabbing a handful of nuts.

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You don't hear of a stressed out woman running up behind a guy and grabbing a handful of nuts.

It happens, but the guys rarely complain. Of course this is a crime, but 60 years in prison for this crime by a 20 year old really is nuts. At that age, therapy can work wonders (if they had therapy in Japan).

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Police said the suspect, Rikuto Yamazaki, a post office employee, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he groped the woman because he was stressed out at work, Sankei Shimbun reported.

@comanteer, I agree with the therapy part to rehab these kind of people, placing them behind bars would just be another person living off of taxes and not contributing much to society. Giving them legalized mind-altering drugs just masks the problem and not solve anything either. I'd recommend giving him a weekly "therapy" session in Kabukicho as a start.

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minimum of sixty years in prison with no chances of parole.

Come on now dude be for real.... 20 years old and out in town groping women-What a way to screw up your future.

I understand he is a young guy with very little to No Experience with women but grouping strange women is not the way to release your stress But it is the way to ruin a good part of your life. I wonder if his parent ever talked with him about the Birds & the Bees and the difference between Right & Wrong, Probably Not and so he has to figure it all out by himself. He is considered a Minor so the punishment should not be that harsh Hope he gets his life on the right track and stops grouping strange women.

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Stress is the new drunk. Next they’ll be saying Covid made them do it.

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I'd recommend giving him a weekly "therapy" session in Kabukicho as a start.

You may be onto something. It would certainly be cheaper than prison. But, on the other hand, we don't want to incentivize this behavior.

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"Stressed out"..... well, it makes a change from the old..."I was drunk and don't remember" defense.

Soon to be ex post office worker and convicted sex offender.

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Stressed? How the hell does he think she feels?

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More JT click baiting.The man groped her from behind,but didn't use the word grope.Instead "sexed up" the story with a more eye-catching headline. And yes we know he'll be charged for it,NOT groping.

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Man arrested 

He's not a man. He's a cowardly sexual predator..............

but I blame the government more for not making stricter laws on this sort of crime.

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Why are we concerned about ruining this mans life. He is a lowlife and therefore belongs behind bars for a long time or maybe the rest of his life. It is time to stop being concerned abort the criminal’s rights and be more concerned about the victims rights as well as their health/well being and safety

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Do the hustleFeb. 13  07:34 am JST

So, if you want stress relief, run up behind a woman and grab her boobies. What a nut case!

'Stressed out'? He gives her 'tty-twisters' and** that in itself stresses out the woman. This guy is a total zero.

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