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Police officers and local government officials from Tokyo’s Itabashi Ward staged a performance Aug. 20 in front of JR Itabashi Station to inform the public about a series of phantom attacks that have been reported recently in Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture.

In a short performance, officers of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Itabashi Police Station and officials from the Itabashi Municipal Government took the parts of the assailant, his victim and passersby. They demonstrated how such attacks occur and acted out the arrest of the suspect.

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