Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 17:16 EST
TAKAMATSU — Police in Kagawa Prefecture arrested an 18-year-old man in Kagawa Prefecture on Friday on suspicion of killing a newspaper delivery man Wednesday. The teenager, a restaurant worker in the city of Sakaide, admitted kicking and stomping the face of Shozo Akiyama, 64, they said.
According to police, the teenager killed Akiyama around 5 a.m. Wednesday in a building in the city of Marugame and took 42,000 yen from him. He said he kicked the newspaper delivery man because he was upset that Akiyama did not apologize to him after his bicycle bumped the teenager as they passed each other