Police said Saturday they are looking for a man who robbed a post office of 8 million yen in Asahimachi, Toyama Prefecture, on Friday.
According to a report on TV Asahi, the man entered the post office at around 5 p.m. and threatened staff with a kitchen knife. He then jumped over the counter and injured the 48-year-old manager. Two other female staff members were unharmed. No customers were present at the time of the incident. The man stole a cash box containing 8 million yen in cash, TV Asahi reported.
Police described the man as aged between 40 and 60 years old, around 170 cm tall, wearing a farmer's hat, work gloves and Wellington boots.
The manager sustained injuries to his ear and back, which doctors say could take around a month to heal.© Japan Today