A police sergeant has been arrested for punching and kicking a 44-year-old office worker on a train in Kanagawa Prefecture, police said Thursday.
According to police, the sergeant, who has been identified as 37-year-old Jun Yoshinaga, was traveling on the Denentoshi Line between Futakotamagawa Station and Mizonokuchi Station at around 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday after consuming alcohol. Police say the victim claims he was sitting on the train when Yoshinaga, who had been standing nearby, suddenly began kicking his legs and punching his face. Yoshinaga was subdued by station guards at Mizonokuchi Station and later arrested.
Police say that Yoshinaga was inebriated at the time of the incident and that the victim did not sustain any injuries during the attack.© Compiled from news reports