CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police are hunting for a man who mugged a woman at an apartment building in Chiba City on Sunday, reports Nippon News Network (May 24).
At around 3:00 p.m., the perpetrator grabbed the woman from behind in a corridor. “Hand over the money,” he reportedly said while thrusting a knife at her.
The perpetrator fled after snatching 40,000 yen in cash from her wallet. The woman, who lives in the building, suffered a minor injury to her left wrist, police said.
Standing about 160 centimeters tall, the perpetrator was wearing a beige coat and a white breathing mask, police said.
Police are seeking his whereabouts on suspicion of robbery resulting in injury.