Drunken man kicks a Pepper robot in a fit of rage and gets arrested in Japan

A drunken 60-year-old man was arrested for allegedly kicking a Pepper robot in a fit of rage at a SoftBank store, police said. According to the Kanagawa Prefectural Police, Kiichi Ishikawa from Yokosuka entered the local SoftBank branch Sunday morning and kicked a Pepper there. Security footage shows the drunken Ishikawa kicking the robot. The damaged Pepper now moves slower and that its internal computer system may have been broken.

Peppe_ robot_kicked_japanKiichi Ishikawa has admitted to damaging property, saying he did not like the attitude of a store clerk. The clerk was not injured, the police said.
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