FUKUOKA (Kyodo) An American arrested for allegedly trying to forcibly take his children from his former Japanese wife in Fukuoka Prefecture said in a Tuesday interview with Kyodo News that he did not think his actions were criminal.

“I didn’t think just trying to bring my children back could constitute a crime,” Christopher Savoie said in at a police station in Fukuoka, where he is under arrest on child kidnapping charges.

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