Harajuku beautician accused of molesting woman in Meguro
tokyoreporter.com -- Aug 28
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 20-year-old male beautician over the alleged molestation of a woman in Meguro Ward, reports Fuji News Network (Aug. 26).

At around midnight on June 10, Toranosuke Yaegashi allegedly allegedly grabbed the left shoulder of the woman, aged in her 20s, as she walked on a road in the Senzoku area.

The suspect then probed his fingers inside her underwear and fondled her chest.

Upon his arrest, Yaegashi admitted to the allegations. “I have a sense of curiosity about touching the chest of a woman with whom I am not acquainted,” the suspect was quoted by police.

Yaegashi became a person of interest for police after security camera footage showed him following the woman after she exited a railway station prior to the incident.

Yaegashi is employed at a beauty salon in the Harajuku area of Shibuya Ward.

東京・目黒区の路上で帰宅途中だった20代の女性の後をつけてわいせつな行為をしたとして、20歳の男が逮捕されました。  自称・会社員の八重樫虎之介容疑者は6月、目黒区洗足の路上で歩いて帰宅途中だった女性の体を後ろから無理やり触るなどした疑いが持たれています。警視庁によりますと、八重樫容疑者は駅の近くから女性の後をつけていて防犯カメラ映像などから関与が浮上したということです。取り調べに対して「知らない女性の胸を触る行為への好奇心。触ってみたかった」と容疑を認めています。警視庁は余罪についても調べています。
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