TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 27-year-old man over the alleged molestation of a high school boy inside in Ota Ward last month, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Apr. 13).
At around 10:00 p.m. on March 26, Akira Honma, a company employee, allegedly touched the lower body of the boy inside a toilet at JR Kamata Station.
Upon his arrest on suspicion of indecent assault, Honma denied the allegations. “I have no memory [of the matter],” the suspect was quoted by the Kamata Police Station.
According to police, the incident took place after Honma entered a private stall as the boy attempted to leave.
Honma surfaced as a person of interest after an examination of security camera footage.