A 20-year-old student was robbed of 190,000 yen early Sunday morning after she was knocked down from behind by a car in Okegawa, Saitama Prefecture, police said.
According to police, the university student was on her way home from a part-time job. She was walking on the sidewalk in Kamogawa 2-chome just before 1 a.m. when a car approached her from behind and knocked her down. The girl told police that a man got out of the car and asked her if she was alright. He then took her bag, got back into his car and drove off.
The girl was carrying 190,000 yen which were membership fees from a university club meeting she had attended earlier Saturday before going to her part-time job.
Police said the girl is in a stable condition in hospital. The assailant was described as being in his 50s and of medium build.© News reports