• Kyodo


A 39-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly extorting cigarette cartons from a convenience store owner, police said Wednesday. The man allegedly posted video footage of himself threatening the store owner on the Internet.

According to the Osaka Prefectural Police, Go Nakamura, from the city of Higashiosaka, visited the store, a Family Mart branch in the city of Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture, at around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

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