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Saitama: 6,400 masks stolen from Konosu salon

Masks went missing from a storage room on February 27, police said

1 month ago

Chiba: Man accused of slashing skirts of two high school girls ‘for thrills’

Suspect said, ‘I slashed the skirts of the high school girls for thrills’

1 month ago

Graffiti found at 10 locations in Koenji

A woman whose property was damaged said, 'I want the offenders to come forward'

1 month ago

Elderly man on welfare pulls knife at Shibuya Ward office

‘I'll kill you!’ he reportedly shouted at one staff member

1 month ago

Member of fraud ring used konbini copier to make fake police I.D.

Suspect told police, ‘ I was trying to impersonate a police officer’

2 months ago

Man, 41, suspected of sexually assaulting woman in papakatsu scam

Suspect told police, 'I drugged her and took her to the hotel, but I did not do anything obscene'

2 months ago

Osaka: Man suspected in fatal abuse of ex-girlfriend’s son

Suspect denies the allegations, telling police, ‘I didn't do anything’

2 months ago