The 16-year-old girl was walking in a Tokyo suburb when a man tackled her to the ground and ripped off her left sock and then fled with it, according to France24
According to Bangkok Post
, this attack is the fourth attack since September. All of the other victims were also high school girls who have had their socks stolen right from their feet.
that the latest victim was not injured during the attack. The thief is being described as a man in his thirties or forties.
It is also not clear if this incident is related to the other three incidents.