Man robs gas station of ¥1.25 mil in Kyoto Pref


A man robbed a gasoline station of 1.25 million yen in Yawata, Kyoto Prefecture, on Tuesday morning. 

Police said the man threatened two part-time employees with a knife just as they were closing up at around 2:10 a.m., local media reported. He ordered them back into the office and told them to open the safe.

After binding the employees’ hands and legs with adhesive tape, the man fled with the money in a bag. The employees were not injured.

The robber is described as being in his 30s, about 170 cms tall, was wearing gray clothes and blue motorcycle helmet.

© Japan Today

©2019 GPlusMedia Inc.

Login to comment

This is why drop safes are much better idea. Employees do not have the combo.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

Why are people still using cash?

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

wow he could do all that cuz he had a knife ? amazing

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites