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Man arrested for stealing wallet of driver sleeping in parked car in Yokohama

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Police in Yokohama have arrested a 40-year-old unemployed man for stealing the wallet of a man who was sleeping in his car while it was parked.

According to police, Nobuyuki Nagahama, a resident of Konan Ward, has admitted to the charge, Fuji TV reported. Nagahama is accused of stealing the wallet of a 19-year-old man, who was taking a nap in his car between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. on Thursday. The car was parked on Naka-dori in Naka Ward. The wallet contained 3,000 yen in cash. 

Police said the unsuspecting victim, who resides in Fujisawa City, left his wallet on the passenger seat while he took a nap. Nagahama was quoted by police as saying he was walking by the car when he saw the wallet. He opened the unlocked door and took the wallet. 

Nagahama was identified as the suspect after he was involved in a separate theft incident later Thursday.

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These kinds of random acts are increasing, need to stay more safe these days.

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Little by little, each day, Japan is becoming a less "safety" country.

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Wow I'm really shocked by the increase in these types of crime in Japan. What happened to this generation that differs from others?

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Little by little, each day, Japan is becoming a less "safety" country.

I'll take petty theft over car-jacking and robbery at gun-point any day!

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Lock the car if you are going to take nap.... Or just not have your wallet in plain sight while you snooze...

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You learn from your naivety too.

Japanese confess very easily although they are not Christians. I wonder why ? (I have my idea how police obtain that ;) )

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Sorry but, you can see these vagrants walking around snooping, loitering, prowling, and seeking other such opportunities; especially on weekends, their shoddy attire and lack of grooming, smell, etc, are a dead give away, and they can roam virtually unchecked, and even pass by those law boxes. BUT I noticed where they have guardian angels on patrol, you see few of them. Thank goodness for the guardian angels in some parts of Tokyo.

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