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Police ‘information’ over 40 ‘Toyoko Kids’ in Kabukicho, principally highschool ladies

TOKYO, Oct 16 (News On Japan) –
Tokyo police have carried out a mass steering operation concentrating on junior excessive and highschool college students out late at evening in Kabukicho, with the variety of circumstances growing sevenfold in comparison with earlier than the pandemic.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police operation ran for 3 consecutive weeks in and across the Tohoko space of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s purple gentle district, the place they guided 42 college students aged 13 to 18 who had been out after 11 PM.

Out of those, 40 had been ladies, together with highschool ladies who had come from Niigata Prefecture.

The variety of steering circumstances within the Tohoko space has elevated by roughly sevenfold in comparison with the pre-pandemic yr of 2019, as of the tip of September 2023.

Over the final a number of years, ‘Toyoko Kids’ have been gathering in larger numbers within the backstreets of Kabukicho.

“Toyoko Square”, which is situated subsequent to the Shinjuku Toho Building, has grow to be a well-liked gathering place.

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