Police in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, said Sunday they have arrested a 22-year-old elementary school teacher on suspicion of throwing bodily fluid on a 7-year-old girl.
According to police, Shohei Sato has been charged with committing an indecent act. Fuji TV reported that the incident occurred at around 8:20 p.m. on June 17 at a shopping center.
The girl had come to the shopping center with her family. While she was separated from them, Sato came up behind the girl, poured the liquid on her and then fled.
Police said Sato, who was identified through surveillance camera footage, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he did it to satisfy his sexual desire.© Japan Today