Police in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture, have arrested a 59-year-old man on suspicion of assault after he punched a 24-year-old female employee of discount store Don Quijote, who asked him not to bring his pet dog into the store.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 12:10 a.m. Thursday. Fuji TV reported that the man, Masatoshi Fujita, came into the store near Gyotoku Station, and was asked by the cashier to leave his pet outside. Police said that Fujita got angry and punched the woman in the face. He was quoted by police as saying his dog was on a leash and he was upset at being told by the store employee not to bring the animal inside with him.
Don Quijote prohibits any pets except guide dogs in its stores.© Japan Today