Man, arested for molestation charges on a 5-year-old girl at a photo session
TOKYO – A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure after he touched the lower half of a five-year-old girl who had come to a photography studio in Tokyo to be photographed for her graduation.
Man, arested for molestation charges on a 5-year-old girl at a photo session (JNN)
The suspect, Masahiro Shimura, 49, who is self-employed as a photo session organizer and lives in Chiba Prefecture, was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure.
He is suspected of touching the lower half of a five-year-old girl attending kindergarten at a photo studio in a building in Toshima Ward last month.
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, the girl was visiting the studio with her mother to have her graduation photo taken, but while she was waiting to receive the data after the photo was taken, Shimura asked her to play hide-and-seek with him and took her into a room where she could not be seen. The suspect, Shimura, has admitted to the charges.
Shimura had been holding photo sessions with a photographer, inviting children who wanted to be photographed through the Internet, claiming to be “for celebrities and famous child actors”.
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