CHIBA (TR) – Police arrested a woman at Narita International Airport on Monday for kicking another woman and breaking a panel in a fit of rage following trouble printing her ticket.
At around 7:50 p.m., Mariko Murakami, 35, was arrested for allegedly kicking a 40-year-old female airline employee in the crotch after becoming becoming enraged at trouble with a ticket machine on the third floor of Terminal 2, the Sankei Shimbun reports (November 1).
The woman, who was traveling alone, also cracked a panel by hitting it with her hand. The assault took place after the employee tried to calm down the suspect.
Murakami was charged with assault and destruction of property. She admits to the allegations.
The suspect was trying to pay and print a ticket for her trip to Honolulu, Hawaii when the ticket machine didn’t accept her credit card or cash payment, airport security officials said.