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Man robs Tokyo love hotel at knifepoint

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A man robbed a small love hotel in Tokyo's Musashino area on Monday morning, getting away with more than 200,000 yen.

According to police, the man entered the Hotel New York near JR Kichijoji Station at around 5:40 a.m. Fuji TV reported that the man threatened the woman on duty at the front desk with a knife and demanded money. After the woman handed over the money, he ran away. The employee, who was not injured, went to a nearby police box to report the robbery.

The man is described as being in his 50s and was dressed all in black.

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Thank heavens it was merely the front desk. I was afraid we'd read about a sheet fetishist.

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A 50 year old man in all black!?? Well I am sure he is either a salary man or a ninja!

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200,000 yen? The hotel must have been having a really slow night (and no, this is not based on experience).

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Aw 'come on old man - why 'ya gotta do a 2-1-1 on a hotel? Must be someone who lives nearby who's hard-up for some cash and is late on their bills.

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He was all out of love

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Maybe he was feeling the Valentine's Day pressure, couldn't wait for payday so he robbed the LOVE hotel to get enough cash to buy his wife some chocolate and roses?!

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Not a wise idea. Unless the hotel had not been paying the rent to their 'security firm'. If they had, then this guy will be regretting this job.

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So he entered love hotel without any love to do a hate thing.

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What kind of sicko would rob a love hotel?

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Love hotels are generally owned and run by the Yekz so he is either very smart or very dumb ill guess the latter.

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A love hotel? Can we say that the robber came into money?

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sorry... should say... with less than 200000 yens lol

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The man is described as being in his 50s and was dressed all in black.

Narrowed it down to 2.5 million. Good

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