Police in Urawa Ward, Saitama City, said Monday they have arrested a man who, wielding an umbrella, forced his way into a government office and demanded money.
According to police, Kazuhiro Kawabata, 43, who is unemployed and has no fixed address, entered the ward office at around 5:40 a.m. Sunday and brandished an umbrella at a 63-year-old man working the night shift, TBS reported. Kawabata demanded money and hit the ward employee with the umbrella, inflicting minor injuries, police said.
A security guard detained Kawabata until police arrived. Kawabata was quoted as saying he needed money.© Japan Today