Japanese man detained for stealing bullets from firing range

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Japanese man detained for stealing bullets from firing range

Police have interviewed a Japanese man for allegedly stealing bullets from the indoor shooting range at Myungdong, Seoul. / Yonhap

By Jung Min-ho

A Japanese man has been detained for allegedly stealing bullets from an indoor shooting range in Seoul, police said Thursday.

According to the Seoul Namdaemun Police Station, investigators caught the suspect, 24, at Myungdong about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for allegedly stealing two bullets when he was at the range with his Korean-Chinese friend, 43, earlier that day.

After concluding that the Japanese man acted alone, police released his friend.

During questioning, the suspect said he stole the bullets on impulse and thought they would be great for "home decoration."


Police have interviewed a Japanese man for allegedly stealing bullets from the indoor shooting range at Myungdong, Seoul. / Yonhap

By Jung Min-ho

A Japanese man has been detained for allegedly stealing bullets from an indoor shooting range in Seoul, police said Thursday.

According to the Seoul Namdaemun Police Station, investigators caught the suspect, 24, at Myungdong about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for allegedly stealing two bullets when he was at the range with his Korean-Chinese friend, 43, earlier that day.

After concluding that the Japanese man acted alone, police released his friend.

During questioning, the suspect said he stole the bullets on impulse and thought they would be great for "home decoration."


Jung Min-ho mj6c2@koreatimes.co.kr
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