Three convenience stores were robbed in Yokohama on Monday night and Tuesday morning, police said, adding they believe the same man was responsible. The first robbery occurred around 7:30 p.m. Monday in Minami Ward, when a knife-wielding man ordered a worker to empty the register. He fled with 50,000 yen.
The second robbery took place in Naka Ward at 1 a.m. The robber threatened the store worker with a knife and made off with 80,000 yen. At 7:30, the same man is believed to have hit another convenience store back in Minami Ward, getting away with 100,000 yen.
No one was injured in any of the robberies, said police. The robber was described as being in his 30s, and about 165 cm tall. He wore a cap and carried a shoulder bag.© Japan Today