Police arrested on Tuesday a 18-year-old boy and his 21-year-old brother for allegedly throwing some 300 eggs at cars driving on an expressway and damaged them in Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo.
The boy, a third-year high school student, and the brother, a company employee, both living in the Kanagawa city of Hadano, were charged with property destruction and violent acts.
According to the Kanagawa Prefectural Police Department, the brothers threw raw eggs at moving cars from a bridge some 10 meters above the Tomei Expressway on Sept. 20 and breaking the roofing panel of a car. The two admitted the charges.
The police suspect they damaged at least 41 cars, including one that had its windshield cracked, because 200 other eggs were found to have been thrown from the same place earlier that day, investigative sources said.
Of the 500 eggs thrown in total, 350 were purchased at a nearby supermarket, while the others may have been stolen. The suspects said they enjoyed watching the surprised faces of drivers, according to the police.
Source: Jiji Press Image: ANN