SHIGA (TR) – Shiga Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the theft of about 150 million yen at a soapland bathhouse in Otsu City, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Aug. 28).
At around 8:00 a.m. on Monday, a male employee at OGT Gakuen Z, located in the Noka area, alerted police about the disappearance of a safe containing around 150 million in cash.
According to the Otsu Police Station, a broken window was found in the first-floor office. The safe measures 1.3 meters in height and 70 centimeters in width and depth. The money in the safe was proceeds from the operations of several bathhouses.
The bathhouse ends business at midnight on each day. At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, another male employee opening the bathhouse noticed the safe was missing from the office.