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Man arrested for throwing fire extinguisher from train onto tracks

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Police in Tokyo said Sunday they have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of property damage and forcible obstruction of business after he threw a fire extinguisher from inside a train onto the tracks.

According to police, the incident occurred on May 3 aboard a train on the JR Sobu line in Musashino, Tokyo, Fuji TV reported. Police said Katsutoshi Miura grabbed the fire extinguisher, smashed the carriage window with it and then hurled it onto the tracks.

Nobody was hurt in the incident but JR suspended service to clean up the train carriage which was strewn with glass.

Police said Miura told them he was drunk and can’t remember anything of the incident.

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JR should really screen people who are too drunk to ride to prevent other passengers and their property from being damaged.

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Police said Miura told them he was drunk and can’t remember anything of the incident.

But of course he couldn't remember doing such a stupid and careless thing.

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As it gets warmer the loons come out more, same every year around June/July.

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Give him some months in the slammer so he can sober up and recover properly from his selective amnesia.

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Being so drunk he can’t remember should be part of the offense.

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"he threw a fire extinguisher from inside a train onto the tracks."

This dimwit should be charged with domestic terrorism, endangering public safety, and brought up on National charges. And confined for life to a mental asylum. Too many of these manchild nutcracks wandering around.

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The trains are already pandemic incubators, haunted from past jumpers, what's next?

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"Police said Miura told them he was drunk and can’t remember anything of the incident."

oops there it is, the famous selective amnesia excuse again.

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was drunk and can’t remember anything of the incident

Can I trademark this phrase in Japan? If I had a yen for each instance of it being used, I could become a billionaire in record time.

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Police said Miura told them he was drunk and can’t remember anything of the incident.

Convenient.

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