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Man jumps onto train tracks after being accused of filming up woman’s skirt

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Police are looking for a man who jumped onto the train tracks at JR Ikebukuro Station after he was allegedly using his smartphone to film up a woman’s skirt.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday on platform stairs on the Saikyo Line, Fuji TV reported. Police said the woman, who is in her 20s, was ascending the stairs when she got into an argument with the man behind her, whom she accused of pointing his smartphone up her skirt.

The man is seen on station surveillance camera footage jumping onto the tracks, running for a bit and then climbing over a fence at the side of the tracks.

A station employee called police. Train services were delayed for about five minutes.

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That’s shocking to jump on a train track

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Just plain stupid, for more than one reason

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Before we assume that the guy here is guilty, running away makes him appear all the more guilty. Wasn't there an article in 2017 that suggests that men accused of chikan and other perverse acts escape by crossing the tracks. I can also remember that one guy did this and got ran over by the oncoming train. While I remember why they chose to run, but still, why though?

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Before we assume that the guy here is guilty, running away makes him appear all the more guilty. Wasn't there an article in 2017 that suggests that men accused of chikan and other perverse acts escape by crossing the tracks. I can also remember that one guy did this and got ran over by the oncoming train. While I remember why they chose to run, but still, why though?

Running certainly does create a perception of guilt, and rightfully so.

If the creep wasn't guilty, he wouldn't risk injury or death to avoid the police.

And, in the case of upskirt photos/videos, the proof is right on the phone.

So, it's not a matter of "he said/she said". It's a matter of "you're a guilty mofo, you creepy little perv".

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Gents, there are plenty of women, including cute college girls ready willing and able to give you access if you pay.

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Guilty or not it's a good idea to make an escape. You are guilty until proven innocent with that stuff. Even if you happen to be proven innocent your life will be ruined

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Once one does it, others follow. This is number three right? The panic run down the tracks of life. Its now officially an option.

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Another perverted man-child getting his kicks. I've caught several of these idiots over the years I've lived in Japan. I grabbed the first one I caught many years ago and he started screaming like a little girl and desperately attempted to delete the video from his phone while I was holding him. The station staff came and took us both to the office. The police came and interrogated him for about 20 minutes. On the other hand, they held me for nearly two hours asking me all kinds of stupid questions. I was actually told to, "Stay out of Japan business" by one of the cops. Since that time I only make the cowards know I saw them. I walked up to one pervert on the platform after I saw him take a photo up the skirt of a high school girl on the stairs at the station and asked him to show me the photo. His face went white and he ran away like the cowardly pervert you's expect him to be. This kind of behaviour is very common in Japan. Keep your eyes open and you will see them in action. They are mentally ill!

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"he station staff came and took us both to the office. The police came and interrogated him for about 20 minutes. On the other hand, they held me for nearly two hours asking me all kinds of stupid questions. I was actually told to, "Stay out of Japan business" by one of the cops. "

I believe it and agree, many westerners have been told that in this country with regard, to such circumstances. But if a westerner does something wrong, all of them in the vicinity will jump in, and alert the jops.

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Stay out of Japan business.... hehe. Love it.

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I read on another website, a while back, that a non Japanese was doing something similarly to a non japanese in Japan, and a non japanese called the cops, and the cops relayed basically it's a non japanese problem and hung up.

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@Kaerimashita - We are all aware of this being common in Japan because it is much reported. however turns out it is an issue in plenty of other countries too. 

But, this is Japan! You cannot justify it by comparing to other countries. A few years ago (2012) there was bus driver in Sydney caught with a hidden camera under the floor of his bus. His name is Takuya Koaze. He is Japanese! Ha! Ha!

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Saying this won't make any difference, but if someone out there is filming my daughters, other people who step in to stop it have my blessing to make as much noise as they like. I don't care how much attention that may bring to my daughters being filmed and their "purity". I will also hammer the police to take the strongest possible action, again even if it means more people will know that someone's taken photos of my daughter's knickers. Doing this is the only way to stamp out these crimes.

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"the woman, who is in her 20s, was ascending the stairs when she got into an argument with the man behind her, whom she accused of pointing his smartphone up her skirt."

She probably told him a thing or 2 and he bolted ...good on her!

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@ pudus..yeah she caught the perv, and he got surprised and embarrassed , and and made a frenzy escape.

I love it. Hopefully them cams will get him.

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The police came and interrogated him for about 20 minutes. On the other hand, they held me for nearly two hours asking me all kinds of stupid questions.

I heard these kind of stories over and over again. Japanese culprit just go away in no time, where foreigner as a victim or someone who tried to stop the crime, will be held for hours for no reason.

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They are mentally ill!

If that's the case, then you and others don't show a lot of compassion for mentally ill people. Taking snaps up a girl's skirt is nasty, but not deserving of a death sentence.

Is it appropriate to call mentally ill people creeps and cowards? Or to wish that they might be run over by a train? If I saw one of these guys doing this to my daughters, I would grab him, of course. And hope that he gets psychological help. But I wouldn't wish such ill on him. I would save that for violent criminals. These guys with cameras are just sad.

 in the case of upskirt photos/videos, the proof is right on the phone.

Proof of guilt might be on the phone. But the absence of photos is not proof of innocence. The police would claim the suspect deleted them, or that he was caught before he managed to get one shot off.

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I wonder what these pervs would do if women decided to wear baggy flannel sweat pants. :-)

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bones

They'd become desperate and go for groping or public bath peeping to satisfy their gross urges.

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Is it appropriate to call mentally ill people creeps and cowards?

It’s appropriate if their actions fit the bill. Good lord political correctness is such a terrible, terrible thing!

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