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Teen Arrested for Bomb Threats Against Love Live! Sunshine!! Concerts

posted on by Egan Loo
Allegedly posted threats on Saitama concerts on June 9, 10

Police from Tokorozawa City in Saitama Prefecture announced on Saturday that they arrested a 17-year-old male third-year student from a private Setouchi City high school in Okayama Prefecture on the charge of obstructing business. The suspect allegedly posted bomb threats against Love Live! Sunshine!! concerts in Tokorozawa on a social networking service.

According to the police, the suspect posted the name of the June 9 and 10 "Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 3rd Love Live! Tour ~Wonderful Stories~" concerts at Tokorozawa City's MetLife Dome, along with text messages threatening a series of explosions. The suspect also allegedly posted photographs and videos of firecracker-like objects being wrapped together with tape.

The police report that the suspect admitted to the charge, saying, "I wanted to be noticed."

Sources: Asahi Shimbun, Mainichi Shimbun via Yaraon!

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