Marine arrested for theft

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Okinawa City Police arrested 20-year-old PFC Walter Winton Ashworth stationed on MCAS Futenma, Monday afternoon, on suspicion of stealing a wallet containing ¥9,000 in cash. He has reportedly admitted to the charges.

According to police, a 35-year-old female customer had forgotten her wallet on a money changer in a game center in Mihama, Chatan. When the woman went back to the game center to look for her wallet, it was gone.

The store staff then checked the surveillance camera recording, and it showed Ashworth picking up the wallet and putting it into his pocket.

The staff then called the police who arrested Ashworth.

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