Aichi cops: Man intentionally plows car into crowd possibly due to dispute
tokyoreporter.com -- 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).

All five victims suffered minor injuries.

Ito, who has been charged with attempted murder, admits to the charges, the Shinshiro Police Station said, adding he was acquainted with at least one of the five men.

According to the Sankei Shimbun (Mar. 19), Ito fled the scene after the incident. The suspect turned himself over to police on Sunday.

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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