News from Saitama

Saitama police patrol sex businesses ahead of Rugby World Cup

Chief of police said, 'I hope everyone who visits Kumagaya will leave with a good impression'

2 days ago

Saitama: Court sends boy to reform school over murder of classmate

Presiding judge described the crime as 'extremely malicious'

3 days ago

Saitama: Man, 35, accused of raping drunk teen girl

Suspect denies allegations, telling police, 'There was consent'

5 days ago

Saitama mayor released after alleged assault of bar girl

Incident took place after the mayor refused to pay what he felt was an inflated bill, police said

2 weeks ago

Drunk Saitama mayor accused of punching bar girl in Hiroshima

Mayor came to Hiroshima to participate in the opening of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday

3 weeks ago

Saitama: Man threatens tax office with ‘Kyoto Animation-type’ attack

Suspect reportedly threatened via telephone, 'I will carry out a Kyoto Animation-type attack in which I ignite gasoline,'

4 weeks ago

Saitama: Boy, 15, accused of sexually assaulting girl

Suspect told police, 'I did it after becoming irritated from studying'

4 weeks ago

Saitama: Man sought after boy, 17, stabbed

Boy suffered injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police said

1 month ago

Saitama: Man uses knife to rob game center

There were no customers present, police said

1 month ago

Elderly man accused of sexually assaulting woman in Saitama

Suspect told police, 'Since she was my type, I got turned on and touched her'

1 month ago