Hokkaido cops: Saw-wielding man stole bread, milk from Sapporo convenience store

Male suspect at large after robbing convenience store clerk (TV Asahi)
Male suspect at large after robbing convenience store clerk (TV Asahi)

HOKKAIDO (TR) – A saw-wielding man threatened a convenience store clerk before stealing bread and coffee-flavored milk in Sapporo, police said on Tuesday.

Tomohiro Sasaki, 26, was arrested on suspicion of robbery for allegedly threatening the clerk with a saw before stealing five pieces of bread and coffee-flavored milk at around 2 a.m., TV Asahi reports (Jan. 31).

Meanwhile, police are hunting for a male suspect at large who threatened a clerk at another convenience store in Sapporo with a knife while robbing them of some 87,000 yen late on Monday night. Police released a video clip taken from security camera footage that shows the man in a hooded jacket.

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