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Chinese Man Tries To Rape Woman On Busy Tokyo Street In Broad Daylight

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Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo (image by Ray Tsang from Irvine, USA [Flickr], via Wikimedia Commons)

On August 28 a Chinese man was seen assaulting a woman on a busy Tokyo street. After pushing her down to the ground, he tried to rape her in broad daylight.

According to reports, the man, a Chinese national, attacked his ex-girlfriend after a failed attempt at reconciliation. The incident happened in front of an exit of Ikebukuro Station, the second-busiest railway station in the world.

The woman, whose nationality is unknown, tried to defend herself and shouted for help. Video footage taken by pedestrians shows passers-by running towards the assailant. Pictures of the assault were later shared on Twitter.




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