Man arrested for assaulting police officer while attempting to steal gun at Shibuya koban

TOKYO, Oct 26 (Japan Today) - Police in Tokyo have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of assault and attempted robbery after he tried to steal a police officer’s gun in a koban (police box) at Shibuya Station.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 2:50 a.m. on Sunday at the koban in front of Shibuya Station, Kyodo News reported. The police officer was alone in the koban at the time.

The suspect grabbed the officer’s neck and threatened him with a pair of scissors. He then tried to steal the gun from the officer’s holster. ...continue reading

Oct 26 (Tokyo MX) - JR渋谷駅前の路上で、拳銃を奪おうと警官を襲ったとして、自称自営業の26歳の男が逮捕されました。