Coffee and cigarettes: Man pulls knife in robbing Kanagawa convenience store

Kanagawa police arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly pulling a knife to rob a convenience store of coffee and cigarettes on Monday
Kanagawa police arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly pulling a knife to rob a convenience store of coffee and cigarettes on Monday (TBS News)

KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in the alleged robbery of coffee and cigarettes from a convenience store in the town of Aikawa on Monday, reports TBS News (Aug. 8).

At 8:00 p.m., Masashi Kimura allegedly pulled a knife before a female cashier, 17, inside the store. “I’ll be taking this to go,” the suspect said before then walking about with coffee and cigarettes valued at a total of 600 yen.

The cashier was not hurt in the incident.

About four hours later, police working off a tip apprehended Kimura at a bus stop near the store. His motive for the crime is now under investigation.

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