A 51-year-old man was robbed of his wallet and his clothes early Wednesday morning in Kita Ward, as he was on his way home after drinking, police said.
The man was drinking with a friend at a bar near JR Akabane station on Tuesday night, and started to walk home at about 1 a.m. Wednesday when he was attacked from behind by three youths. He was hit in the back of his head and threatened with a knife, while one of the youths demanded cash.
The man handed over his wallet which contained about 26,000 yen and then another of the youths told him to take off his clothes. The man removed all of his clothes and the youths picked them up and ran away from the scene, leaving him with just his shoes and socks, police said.
The man ran to his apartment about 300 meters away and called police. He gave a description of his attackers, saying they were about 17-18 years old and wearing baseball caps.© News reports