A man robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Sunday morning, police said.
According to police, the man entered the store in Midori Ward at around 4 a.m. and pretended to be a customer, Sankei Shimbun reported. He went to the counter and asked for a packet of cigarettes. He then produced a fruit knife and demanded money from the cash register. After putting 50,000 yen in a bag, he fled. The employee was not hurt.
The man is described as being in his late 50s or early 60s, about 170 cms tall, of husky build and was wearing a black top, cap and white face mask.© Japan Today