A composite portrait of the suspect, released in 1968. Photo: AFP A composite portrait of the suspect, released in 1968. Photo: AFP
A composite portrait of the suspect, released in 1968. Photo: AFP

Who was the mysterious motorcyclist behind infamous Japanese heist? After 50 years, the case remains unsolved

  • In 1968, a young man posing as a police officer waved down a car carrying 294 million yen. He drove away with the loot and his identity remains unknown

Topic |   Japan
A composite portrait of the suspect, released in 1968. Photo: AFP A composite portrait of the suspect, released in 1968. Photo: AFP
A composite portrait of the suspect, released in 1968. Photo: AFP
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