A man broke into a prize exchange booth at a pachinko parlor in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Thursday and stole 10 million yen in cash after using pepper spray on an employee.
According to police, the robbery occurred at around 12:49 a.m. on Thursday. Fuji TV reported that police received a call from the pachinko parlor in Tama Ward from the 48-year-old woman who had been working in the prize exchange booth. She said that as she was about to leave the office, a man attacked her with pepper spray. He forced her to open the safe at knifepoint, then stole about 10 million yen and fled.
The woman was taken to hospital to be treated for minor burns to her face.
She told police the man was wearing all black, with a black cap and white face mask.© Japan Today