Purse snatching in Okinawa City

A 58-year-old office worker was walking on a sidewalk at about 2 a.m., Saturday, in Uechi, Okinawa City when a man came from behind and grabbed his wallet containing ¥70,000 in cash.

After snatching the wallet, the robber ran to the Koza Intersection where another man was waiting on a scooter-type bike, and then sped away

The victim of the robbery was not harmed.

Okinawa City Police are continuing their investigation. According to investigators, the two suspects seemed to be about 15 to 18 years old.