3 youths arrested for throwing concrete blocks from bridge onto expressway
Japan Today -- May 25
Police in Kumamoto City have arrested three youths — two aged 19 and one aged 18 — on suspicion of attempted murder after they threw concrete blocks from a bridge at trucks on an expressway below.

According to police, the two 19-year-olds attend a vocational college, while the 18-year-old is a company employee, Fuji TV reported. They cannot be named because they are minors.

The incident occurred at around 12:55 a.m. on May 20, police said. The suspects, who have admitted to the charge, threw several concrete blocks, each weighing between 10 and 13 kilograms, onto trucks traveling along the Kyushu Expressway. One block landed on the back of a truck. Three other trucks were also hit by the blocks. There no injuries among the drivers.

熊本市で高速道路に架かる橋の上からトラックにめがけてコンクリートブロックを投げ落としたとして、殺人未遂の疑いで少年3人が逮捕されました。  逮捕された19歳の専門学生ら3人は20日、熊本市東区の九州自動車道に架かる橋の上から走行中の大型トラックに重さ約13キロのコンクリートブロックを投げ落とした疑いが持たれています。ブロックはトラックにぶつかって荷台の屋根が壊れましたが、男性運転手にけがはありませんでした。現場周辺では他にも3台のトラックで同様の被害が出ていて、警察が関連を調べています。
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