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Man stabbed, robbed while walking home in Kanagawa

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A man in his 50s was stabbed and robbed by two men who accosted him as he walked home in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Wednesday.

According to police, the man’s wife called 110 at around 9 p.m. and said her husband had been stabbed by two men who stole 200,000 yen in cash from him, Kyodo News reported.

The victim told police two men on bicycles came up behind him as he was walking home, threatened him, demanding money. When he refused, one man stabbed him in the stomach with a knife, while the other stole about 200,000 yen in cash that was in an envelope in the man's pocket.

Police said the man's injuries were not life-threatening and added that they are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the two men.

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Hopefully, these parasites get captured and meet their demise by their government.

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I might be reaching here, but it seems that the assailants may have known the victim was carrying a large amount of cash. Randomly robbing someone over what the average citizen carries in their wallet or purse normally isn't something two guys on bikes would do.

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Walking home with 200,000yen in cash?

Why?

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I remember back in the day as a JET in Oita I was paid once a month after taxes about 240,000 yen cash.

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If the thugs robbed once with no shame causing body injury they will do it again!

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May have been watching people at the cash machine if that is where he got the money. Could be other places where it is quite easy to see people getting cash.

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Knew someone in Japan who left a bank book and card on the seat of a car with the PIN number written on the card :-P

They were stolen and by the time it was reported they had taken over a million yen. The account supposedly had around 80 million yen in it.

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