GUNMA (TR) – Gunma Prefectural Police have arrested a 46-year-old man over the robbery of a convenience store in Maebashi City on Sunday, reports TBS News (June 4).
At just before 8:00 p.m., Teruaki Takei, a no known occupation, allegedly pulled a knife on a female cashier of an outlet of Ministop, located in Sojamachi, and demanded money.
Takei then fled the store with 190,000 yen in cash from a register. Soon after, officers working off a tip surrounded the suspect outside the store as he still wielded the knife.
Police subsequently arrested him on suspicion of robbery. “I wanted money,” the suspect was quoted by police.