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Man Robbed of 380 M. Yen in Southwestern Japan

Man Robbed of 380 M. Yen in Southwestern Japan

   Fukuoka, April 20 (Jiji Press)--A man reportedly was robbed of a suitcase containing 380 million yen in cash at a parking lot facing a bank branch in the southwestern Japan city of Fukuoka on Thursday.
   The man, a 29-year-old corporate employee from Tokyo, told local police that he was attacked after he withdrew the money, put it into the black suitcase and left the Fukuoka branch of Mizuho Bank in the busy Tenjin district.
   The man was sprayed with something like pepper gas in his face at the parking lot and then had the money stolen, according to the police. He was on a business trip to Fukuoka.
   Three people fled in a white Honda minivan after the suspected robbery.
   According to the police, the three include two men, who are 170-175 centimeters in height. One appeared to be in his 30s or 40s and was wearing a mask and gray work clothes. The other was wearing a white mask and black work wear.

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