Part-time teacher arrested for trespassing, sexual harassment

Yaeyama Police arrested a 35-year-old part-time elementary school teacher, Hirofumi Arashiro, on Nov. 13th, in Tonoshiro, Ishigaki City, on suspicion of unlawful entry and harassing a 32-year-old woman who was visiting Ishigaki as a tourist.

According to Yaeyama Police and officials at the Prefectural Police, Arashiro trespassed into a hostel in Ishigaki City where the woman was staying, around 3:50~4 a.m. on Sep. 6th, and started sexually harassing the woman tourist from Fukuoka Prefecture while she was asleep.

When questioned, Arashiro has only admitted the charge of entering the facility but denies everything else.

08:44 18 Jun , 2024