A boxer’s wife who stopped a one-year-old boy from being taken from a stroller in Adachi-ku, Tokyo, wrote her thoughts on Twitter after receiving the report.
It was posted by Mayu, the wife of Toyo Pacific middleweight champion Shito Takesako (31).
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Using self-defense, he pulled the man away and held him down with his hands under his armpits.
According to reports, around 11:30 am on September 21, 2022, a mother in her 30s was pushing a stroller on the side of the pavement in Adachi Ward when a man in his 40s suddenly grabbed a boy from the stroller, I picked him up and try to take it out. However, the stroller belt was caught and the mother could not lift it, and the mother covered the boy and resisted.
According to an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Takenotsuka Station, the man said, “I wanted to have a child of my own.”
On the 21st, Mayu-san, who said she was preventing him from being abducted, quoted a Fuji TV article on Twitter that two men who were nearby were holding him down and another woman called 911. In fact, she pulled Mayu-san the man away. He explained that he had pressed him down on the ground and asked the people around him to call 110 and help him.
On the 22nd, Fuji TV’s information program “Mezamashi 8” presents the story of a woman believed to be Mayu and footage from a security camera obtained.
According to photos and other sources, the suspect’s mother was pushing a stroller dozens of meters behind him, and while waiting for a traffic light at an intersection, trouble broke out between the man and his mother. A woman who appears to be Mayu also pushed a stroller at an intersection and crossed the pedestrian crossing, noticed trouble on the road, and turned back while pushing the stroller.
At first, he thought he was fighting with his wife, but his mother repeatedly called, “Help me!” Using her knowledge of self defense, she pulled the man away and held him down from behind with both hands under his armpits. It is said that a man passing by on a bicycle and a male customer who was in a nearby hair salon also rushed to arrest the man.