SAITAMA (TR) – Saitama Prefectural Police have arrested a firefighter for allegedly taking illicit photographs of a female high school student at a train station in Saitama City, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Nov. 9).
At 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday, firefighter Masahiro Suzuki, 42, allegedly used a smartphone inserted into a side pocket of a backpack to film up the skirt of the girl on a platform at JR Omiya Station.
Suzuki, who has been charged with violating a public nuisance ordinance, admits to the allegations. “I did it due to work stress and sexual desire,” the suspect is quoted by the Omiya Police Station.
At the time of the incident, an officer on patrol of the station noticed Suzuki behaving suspiciously and apprehended him.