HYOGO (TR) – Hyogo Prefectural Police arrested an intoxicated male fireman over the alleged molestation of a teenage girl in Himeji City on Wednesday, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb. 5).
At around midnight, Atsushi Fujii, 28, stationed at the Nishiharima Fire Department, is alleged to have molested the girl, 19, at a vacant property in the city.
“I was told to stop but I kissed [her],” the Himeji Police Station quoted the suspect, who was accused of indecent assault.
According to police, the incident took place as the girl was returning home. A passerby witnessed the girl being touched and taken to the vacant property.
An officer arriving at the scene then apprehended Fujii, who had been drinking.