May 22, 2017

Man held for random knife, bat attacks that injured five in Chiba

A 34-year-old man was arrested Sunday for allegedly injuring five men with a cooking knife and a baseball bat during apparently random assaults in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture. The suspect was identified as Norio Shibata, who reportedly lives in the city. He was arrested on suspicion ...

/ Aug 2, 2013

Chiba man arrested for stalking, threatening woman

A man from Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, has been arrested on suspicion of stalking a woman by bombarding her with emails, becoming the first person to be held under a revision to the anti-stalking law that took effect last month, police said. Keiji Shirakawa, 40, who ...