Two men stole an earthquake relief collection box from a "gyudon" restaurant in Fukuoka on Sunday night, police said Monday. According to police, at around 8:05 p.m., one man entered the diner, while his accomplice waited outside on a motorbike. The first man grabbed the donation box, containing around 10,000 yen, which was placed next to the cash register.
A member of the kitchen staff chased the men for 200 meters before eventually losing sight of them.
According to police, the man who entered the store was around 170 cm in height, of slim build and wearing a parka and a cap. He appeared to be of junior high school or high school age.© Compiled from news reports