TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 43-year-old man who is suspected of sexually abusing a disabled high school boy on multiple occasions, reports TBS News (Nov. 25).
On October 5, Kazuo Yata, an employee in the cleaning industry, lured the boy as a he commuted home to a public toilet in a park in Suginami Ward.
“Come over here,” the suspect reportedly said before allegedly fondling his lower body.
Upon his arrest on suspicion of quasi-indecent assault, Yata admitted to the allegations. “Since I’ve always liked high school children, I’ve done obscene things,” the suspect was quoted.
Yata surfaced as a person of interest after an examination of security camera footage.
Police believe the suspect has sexually abused the same boy on about 10 occasions.