Aichi cops: Man intentionally plows car into crowd possibly due to dispute -- Mar 20
Police have arrested a male company employee for intentionally driving into a group of men in Shinshiro City, possibly due to a feud with the one of the victims, police said on Sunday.

Aichi Prefectural Police arrested Takumi Ito, 21, for suddenly accelerating into the group of five men, aged in their 20s and 30s, on a street near his home at around 9 p.m. on Saturday, reports TV Asahi (Mar. 19).

愛知県新城市で男性5人のグループに車で突っ込み、全員をはねて逃げたとして21歳の男が逮捕されました。 新城市の会社員・伊藤巧容疑者は18日午後9時ごろ、自宅近くの路上で、10代から20代の男性5人のグループに車を急発進させて突っ込み、全員をはねた疑いが持たれています。
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