• Kyodo


A 50-year-old Saitama Prefectural Police sergeant has been arrested on suspicion of trying to snatch a woman’s bag in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, police said Wednesday.

Kazufumi Oku, of the Kawaguchi Police Station, was riding a bicycle and not in uniform when he tried to snatch the 53-year-old woman’s bag as she was walking home, police said.

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