A man on a motorbike on Wednesday morning snatched handbags from the baskets of three women cyclists in Chiba City. Nobody was injured, police said.
According to police, the man first grabbed the handbag belonging to a 66-year-old woman cyclist at 9:30 a.m. The bag contained 100,000 yen in cash, the woman told police. The man did the same thing two more times within an hour in the same area, police said, adding that they believe he has been responsible for a series of similar thefts reported in neighboring areas.© Japan Today