Three arrested for assault, robbery in Itoman

Itoman Police arrested Masakazu Kinjo, Kazuki Morie and Shin Akamine, all 22 years old, Thursday, on suspicion of the assault and robbery of a 18-year-old office worker in Itoman City.

According to Itoman Police, of the three, only Kinjo has admitted to the charges. The other two are denying the charges and claim they “Don’t recall such an incident.”

Police say the assault and robber took place on Mar. 10th, when the three allegedly lured the 18-year-old into their car, and then assaulted and robbed him.

Besides being robbed of his wallet with ¥5,500 cash in it and a necklace valued at ¥200,000, the victim suffered bruises on his face.