Hyogo police search for man in robbery of Don Quijote in Kobe
tokyoreporter.com -- Aug 22
Hyogo Prefectural Police are searching for a man suspected in the robbery of an outlet of discount department store chain Don Quijote in Kobe early Monday, reports TV Asahi.

At just before 4:00 a.m., the suspect pulled a knife in front of a male clerk at a register of the Sannomiya Don Quijote in Chuo Ward and said, "Keep quiet." He then fled the scene after taking 150,000 yen in cash that was stuffed into a paper bag.

After the clerk chased the suspect heading north on a road for about 100 meters, he dropped the bag containing the cash.

According to police, the suspect is aged in his 40s or 50s. At the time of the incident, he had a white towel wrapped around his head and was wearing sunglasses.

Police are seeking his whereabouts on suspicion of robbery.

店員に追い掛けられ、現金が入った袋を捨てて逃走しました。 21日午前4時前、神戸市中央区の「ドン・キホーテ三宮店」で、男が男性店員に刃物を突き付け、「これあるから静かにして」と脅し、レジカウンターにあった現金約15万円が入った袋を奪って逃げました。
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