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Saitama junior high teacher arrested over alleged sexual assault

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A teacher at a Saitama junior high school has been arrested for sexually assaulting a woman in her 20s on the street in January, police said Wednesday.

According to police, the man, who has been named as 24-year-old Tatsuya Tamura, was a teacher at Mamiya Junior High School in Saitama when the incident occurred in Midori Ward. Fuji TV reported that Tamura was caught on a CCTV camera approaching the woman from behind, covering her mouth and molesting her.

During police questioning, Tamura reportedly confessed to molesting the woman. Police say that a series of similar incidents had been reported in the area since fall 2012 and that the possibility of Tamura's involvement in those incidents is currently under investigation.

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Saitama junior high teacher arrested over alleged sexual assault

It's not alleged if his name was released and he confessed. Not to mention that the proof is in the camera.

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There are too many perverted (hentai) teachers here. Too much libido is their usual excuse. (性欲に負けてやった) (seiyoku ni makete yatta).

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Very sad news. Jr. High teachers in Japan work so hard, with precious little time off to recoup. And they get little recognition for their sacrifice for J-society. And then comes along cretins like this who get all the notoriety, putting further strain on a difficult profession. I really don't know how the teachers can do such a thankless, difficult job--tough characters all. And always these hentai get national news coverage. The media should show some restraint, I believe.

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The media should show some restraint, I believe.

Show restraint about a predator? Consider this, odds are this is not the first time this guy molested or tried to molest a female. he just got caught this time thankfully.

The media should be up in arms that the government here does not have a program where predators like this have to register as sex offenders.

There needs to be more light put on the issue of sex offenders here not sweep it under the rug.

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incident ? if he was a normal man, he would do it from front.

Cameras are a good means to catch mankind silliness.

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Dude, just wait till you get home and use the ol' Inter-tube. What a loser.

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I hope they give him a quite severe punnishment. I never have been able to figure out why he wouldn't just find a willing woman. I hope he gets sex from men in prison now. Butt-raped

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CrazyJoeJun. 13, 2013 - 07:33AM JST

There are too many perverted (hentai) teachers here. Too much libido is their usual excuse.

Perverted teachers are everywhere, not just Japan. But this is Japan Today so you will only read about sickos like this who are in Japan.

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" Too much libido is their usual excuse. (性欲に負けてやった) (seiyoku ni makete yatta)."

Or, "me so hoa-ny".

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Or, "me so hoa-ny".

Why is he suddenly speaking idiot stereotyped Asian English like something out of a Fu Manchu movie?

I suggest you go and find yourself another forum, Jean, where there are other folk like you...

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insert obligatory JT comment about crime in Saitama

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Why is he suddenly speaking idiot stereotyped Asian English like something out of a Fu Manchu movie?

Agree. As a junior high school teacher my guess is his English is pretty good.

Bet his Japanese is better, but not all of us JT'ers are as pera pera as CrazyJoe

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He should get molested by a gang of big hairy guys from the blue oyster bar and see how he likes it.......unfortunately he might enjoy it! Disgrace to the profession.

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As a junior high school teacher my guess is his English is pretty good.

Why on earth would you guess that?

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He was under stress from work...of course...the usual excuse

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I have seen different versions of this type of molestation taking place in Japanese movies and anime. Usually takes place on a commuter train where there is standing room only. Is it true that some women will not cry-out in protest due to the humiliation involved? If so, that attitude must change. They need to speak-up and not allow these pervs to continue violating innocent women.

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Japanese people do not think in English, translate it in Japanese, and speak up that. They think in Japanese if needed, speak in Japanese. Translated Japanese is not like Japanese people''s native talks. Jeanie, let stick to English here instead of your kind of odd Japanese which we don;t use.

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