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Japanese police officer assaults passerby who caught him filming up woman’s skirt

/ 06:56 PM September 27, 2018

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A police officer in Japan was arrested after he assaulted a passerby, who caught him looking up at someone’s skirt.

The 22-year-old man, Manato Naruse, was identified as a Wakayama prefectural police officer, Japan Today reported on Monday, Sept. 25.

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The incident happened on Sept. 9, when a 29-year-old passerby noticed Naruse filming up a woman’s skirt using his smartphone.

Naruse was then called out by the passerby. He tried to get away. They engaged in a scuffle, which caused the victim to fall on the ground and injure his right elbow, the report said.

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“I was caught filming secretly and just wanted to get away,” Naruse was quoted as saying. He was later charged with violating an anti-nuisance ordinance. Katrina Hallare/JB

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