Tokyo cops seek help finding suspect in Shibuya bag-snatching incident

Police are seeking a man suspected in a bag-snatching incident in Shibuya Ward
Police are seeking a man suspected in a bag-snatching incident in Shibuya Ward

TOKYO (TR) – Following a bag-snatching incident in Shibuya Ward, police are seeking the help of the public in locating a man suspected in the crime, reports TBS News (Nov. 21).

On Monday, Tokyo Metropolitan Police released a video clip showing the suspect, who is sought in connection with the theft of a plastic bag containing around 66,000 yen from a man, 63, in the Jinnan area in September.

The suspect approached the victim from behind as he walked on a street after departing a payout shop for a pachinko parlor.

In the clip, the man, with black hair, is seen wearing a blue shirt and glasses. Standing approximately 180 centimeters in height, he is believed to be in his 20s.

Persons with information on the case are advised to call the Shibuya Police Station at 03-3498-0110.

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