Teenager arrested after hijacking Japanese bus
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
A boy, who says he is 14, has been arrested after hijacking a bus with ten people on board in Japan. He said he hijacked the bus to cause trouble for his parents.
The boy, who had a knife, was arrested after briefly attempting to hide on board. The bus was at a rest stop in Okazaki at the time. He said to officers, "I was scolded by my parents so I did this to cause them trouble," according to Jiji Press.
The incident was resolved within a few hours of police being summoned.
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