Police in Tokyo said Wednesday they have arrested an unemployed 48-year-old man over the attempted rape of a woman in a park toilet in Ota Ward.
According to police, the incident occurred on June 8. TBS quoted police as saying that the woman in her 20s was walking home from work late at night when the suspect, identified as Nobuyuki Kanto, approached her and asked for directions to the nearest train station.
Police said Kanto pulled out a knife and dragged the woman into a park toilet. Police said he molested the woman for about 30 minutes before she was able to get away.
Police said that DNA test of semen left at the scene matched that of Kanto who is also being questioned over his involvement in other similar attacks.
The suspect has so far kept silent, police said.© Japan Today