Boy, 17, cracked skull of acquaintance with bat 'out of jealousy'
tokyoreporter.com -- Oct 18
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a teenage boy who seriously injured a male acquaintance by striking him with a metal baseball bat in Kita Ward earlier this year, reports TV Asahi

In August, the boy, a 17-year-old carpenter’s apprentice, allegedly swung the bat at the head of the boy, also 17, at a park, causing a skull fracture, police said.

According to police, the suspect saw the victim talking to his girlfriend at a summer festival in Arakawa Ward two months before the incident. He then summoned him to the park.

“When I saw him getting along with her, I acted out of jealousy,” the suspect told police.

The suspect is also a member of the motorcycle gang Komagome-ikka, police said.

自分の交際相手の少女と話したことに腹を立て、知人の男子高校生の頭を金属バットで殴って重傷を負わせたとして、17歳の少年が逮捕されました。
News sources: tokyoreporter.com, ANNnewsCH
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