Police said Monday they are looking for a man who burst into a woman's apartment in Nishi-Tokyo and stole 40,000 yen from her.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 11:50 p.m. Sunday. TBS reported that the 21-year-old woman, who was on her way home from work, got off the train at Hoya Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro line and walked home. As she opened the door to her apartment and went inside, a man barged in right behind her and demanded money.
The woman told police she handed over 40,000 yen and the man fled. The woman was not injured, police said.
The intruder was described as being in his 20s and 160 cms tall. Police believe he followed the woman home from the station.© Japan Today