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Tokyo cops nab suspected serial flasher in Shibuya

in Shibuya Ward
Tokyo police arrested a man for exposing himself in Shibuya Ward last month

TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a male employee in the film industry who is suspected in multiple flashing incidents in Shibuya Ward, reports Nippon News Network (May 16).

On the night of April 10, Toshinari Kikuchi, a 24-year-old contract employee at a film production company, allegedly revealed his lower body to multiple persons on a road in the Jingumae area.

Kikuchi admits to the allegations, according to police. “I got a thrill when the women saw me, and their responses gave me a sense of calm.”

Kikuchi emerged as a person of interest for police after an examination of security camera footage.

There have been an additional seven incidents in which a man exposed himself to women employed at salons and clothing stores in the same area. Police are investigating whether Kikuchi was involved in those incidents as well.