A 67-year-old man was arrested on Sunday after attempting to rob a convenience store across the street from a koban (police box) in Choshi, Chiba Prefecture.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6:55 a.m. at a FamilyMart convenience store, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said Yoshio Miyauchi, an unemployed resident of Tokyo’s Nakano Ward, entered the store and grabbed the arm of the 63-year-old woman employee, demanding she give him cash from the register.
A man who witnessed the incident went across the street to the koban and told police what was going on. They went to the store and subdued Miyauchi.© Japan Today