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3 teens arrested for forcing 16-year-old girl to jump off bridge over money dispute with 15-year-old girl

By Mason White 8:08 AM January 25, 2018
Pedestrian bridge (Illustration)

A 15-year-old girl and two accomplices were arrested after forcing a 16-year-old girl to jump off a bridge.

Police in Japan arrested three teenagers who are accused of inflicting injuries on a 16-year-old girl after she was forced to jump off a bridge.

According to the police, the 15-year-old girl had a dispute over money with the victim.

The 15-year-old girl, her brother, and another boy called the victim and ordered her to meet them near the Kurume Station railway station at 2:00 a.m.

When the 16-year-old girl arrived, the three suspects pressured her to jump over a pedestrian bridge.

The teens threatened the victim that they would harm her family if she did not jump.

The victim told police that after being repeatedly pressured and threatened, she had no choice but to jump.

The girl eventually jumped off the bridge and fell on the road about 20 feet below.

Luckily, she survived but she suffered injuries, including broken bones.

A witness at the scene called the police, who arrested the three suspects.