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University student attacked, robbed in Utsunomiya

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Police in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, are looking for a man who attacked a female university student with a knife and stole her bag containing 10,000 yen in cash.

According to police, the woman was walking home at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday about 500 meters from JR Utsunomiya Station when a man came up from behind her, Fuji TV reported. The woman said the man held her in a full nelson and after threatening her with a knife, cut her hands, before stealing her bag and running away.

The woman was taken to hospital to be treated for cuts to her hands.

The attacker is said to have been wearing an all-black outfit.

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Not very reassuring news to read about.

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Wearing all black... how is that helpful. How about a height or build.

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"The woman said the man held her in a full nelson"

I'm sorry, I got a bit confused at this part....

Regardless, sympathies for the poor girl and hope that the lowlife is caught soon.

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"The woman said the man held her in a full nelson"

I'm sorry, I got a bit confused at this part....

It's mostly used as a wrestling move.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_hold#Full_nelson

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Plenty of martial arts moves against a full nelson. Anyway, sorry to hear this news of robbery.

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What a punk he picks on a helpless women a young college student why not TRY to rob a man? Goes on to show you how tough this punk is!

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Time for the police to do some patrolling or install some camera's in the evening

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I think this must be lost in translation. Please explain how one can threaten with a knife when holding someone in a "full nelson"? If one googles an image of full nelson, it is clear that it take two hands. Where was he holding the knife, between his legs? Perhaps it should say "half nelson" or "headlock".

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What a punk he picks on a helpless women a young college student why not TRY to rob a man? Goes on to show you how tough this punk is!

They are not trying to act tough what they are trying to do is find a target that presents the less risk for them.

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the man held her in a full nelson

Alright, so he knows a good wrestling move, should narrow it down a bit...

is said to have been wearing an all-black outfit.

And he plays Rugby for the New Zealand National team.

How many of those around Utsunomiya?

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