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Man assaults two elementary school students in Tokyo

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a man who assaulted two elementary school boys in front of their school on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:20 p.m. in Ota Ward. The boys, aged 9 and 10, were suddenly attacked by a man who shoved and kicked them. TV Asahi reported that the 9-year-old boy suffered a cut on his forehead, while the 10-year-old was kicked in the stomach.

After attacking the boys, the man attempted to run away but was quickly seized by a few passersby.

According to police, the man -- who is in his 30s -- lived near the school. Police said that he was incoherent and his speech was incomprehensible.

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if that dude ever tried to do something like that to my daughter, he better hope the police get to him first.

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He should join the Army it's been a common practice liberating other countries.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

When will it end with these nutters? What a despicable piece of trash to beat up small kids for no reason. Here's hoping for a long sentence.

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Note this flea did this to young kids not yaks or sumo, typical tough guy not.

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"When will it end with these nutters?"

GOOD QUESTION...

also happens in Bunkyo-ku...an area serviced by the Hon komagome and Tomisaka "police" branches but not posted in JT

"he better hope the police get to him first." some say they always come after"

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When will it end? Never unfortunately, there will always be a nutter or loon.

Let me guess btw, he was unemployed?

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his speech was incomprehensible.

Just like his actions.

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Another nut attacking kids! Summer has come early this year. A lot can be said about psychiatric health care in japan, or the lack there of!

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papigiulio

When will it end? Never unfortunately, there will always be a nutter or loon.

Let me guess btw, he was unemployed?

Unemployed? Your inference being...?

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He was probalbly smoking something...

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If I saw this, he'd be toast. As a dad, no way I'm going to just call the cops and wait. I hope the good folks that seized him have him a beat down.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

I would sooooooo slap him!!!!! OMG

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to hatsoff Let me guess btw, he was unemployed?

Unemployed? Your inference being...?

This was in reference to many of the nutters out there who do these type of things being noted as "unemployed" by the press. This is a definite trend that we see here in Japan.

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Coward. I'm glad the passers-by grabbed him.

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This reminds me of the foot-stomper who stomped a 4 year old's foot..for what reason exactly? The reason behind this isn't stated...let alone known..

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Those kids have those (alarm) buzzers that make a high pitched loud sound maybe they should also put a tazer in it.

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Tazer/Stun gun is a bad idea?

Teachers been complaining for years that kids set each others alarm off for ages?

Those buzzers are a good idea but their batteries need to her checked often, most school s got them as a compulsory item. Many keitai designed for kids also got them build in.

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Sure hope those young lads recover, emotionally that is........as for the sack o' shit that did that, I hope.........nah, not goin there. We live in Japan people. A cluttered island of many people. There's bound to be many nutters about at any given time. Solution? Educate your kids to be street smart. I have a 7 year old daughter, and I instill in her everyday what to do if appraoched by said nutter. Run away and scream to the heavens that you are being attacked, molested, etc., Will it work? I dunno, but she will know how to react if and when the time comes. We need to educate our kids because this is the society we live in. Medicate the nutters? I don't think so. The Health system is at a breaking point as it is. Educate, not medicate!

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Can't we go back to the day of the Samurai, and handle cowards as they should be handled.

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He must not have been right in the head for the police not to be able to understand him.

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