7 arrested over Fukuoka cash robbery
NHK -- Nov 01
Police have arrested 7 people in connection with a cash robbery of 380 million yen, or about 3.4 million dollars, in western Japan in April.

The robbery took place in broad daylight at a parking lot of a bank in Fukuoka City.

Two men sprayed liquid into the face of a precious metal dealer and got away with a suitcase containing the cash, which had just been withdrawn for gold trade.

Police later found the getaway van in the city. They also analyzed security video footage to identify suspects.

The 7 suspects arrested on Tuesday face robbery and assault charges. The investigation continues, as police believe more people may have been involved in the heist.

逮捕のきっかけは逃走に使われた白いワゴン車に残された髪の毛だった。今年4月に福岡市で現金3億8000万円余りが奪われた事件で、警察は31日に男ら7人を逮捕した。 発生から半年あまり。事件は31日に急展開を迎えた。頭を上着で覆い、捜査員に連れられる容疑者の男。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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