A Yamanashi police officer who was being questioned on suspicion of being a peeping Tom stabbed himself in the throat with a knife, police said Saturday.
The man, who has been identified as 41-year-old Kengo Yamazaki, a police sergeant at Takatsu police station, is accused of spying on a woman in her 20s on Friday morning. According to TBS, Yamazaki allegedly looked over a campsite bathroom cubicle wall at the woman while she was using the toilet. The woman spotted him and called police.
Yamazaki was taken to Otsuki police station for questioning, at which point he reportedly stabbed himself in the neck using a knife he had been carrying.
Yamazaki reportedly sustained only minor injuries in the incident.© Japan Today