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Tsukuba Safety: Convenience Store Robberies in Tsukuba

Ministop (Higashi Arai store) January 10 (Friday) at 11:45pm Suspect: male, carrying something that resembled a knife, black shoes, black jogging pants, black top, white mask, black knit hat Lawson’s (Kangori store) January 13 (Monday) at 2:07am Suspect: male, 20-30 … Continue reading

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Tsukuba Safety: Protect Yourself from Mugging

There have been 10 muggings (in the form of bag snatching) reported to the Ibaraki Police since the beginning of this year: three in Tsukuba, three in Mito, and one each in Tsuchiura, Ushiku, Chikusei, and Yuki. They have happened … Continue reading

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Tsukuba Safety: Stabbing at a Bar in Amakubo

On January 18, 2014 at 10:30 pm, a man stabbed another man three times in the chest at a bar in the Amakubo area of Tsukuba. The victim died the following morning in the hospital. The perpetrator, who is described … Continue reading

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