Shibuya police have arrested a 17-year-old girl for harassing and brandishing a box cutter at a member of Japanese boy band 7 Men Samurai.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday announced the arrest of the unidentified high school student in Yokohama for violating the Stalker Control Law and the Suppression of Physical Violence Law.
Police say the student followed 7 Men Samurai member Taiko Sasaki four times between April 1, 2021 and May 8, 2022. She started following him after seeing him at Shibuya Station in Tokyo. .
“I fell in love at first sight when I saw him at Shibuya station in April last year,” she told police, according to Arama Japan. “I started following him. He was the only person I could think of. »
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The teenager would be would have call the musician and grab him. Sasaki consulted the Shibuya police station in November.
Police had previously issued warnings and spoken to her parents. However, the student followed and approached Sasaki with a box cutter on April 30.
“You don’t have to worry about the harassment because I won’t continue,” the teenager said, according to Asahi Shimbun.
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Sasaki was not injured, police said. The teenager was apprehended before she could harm herself and others.
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