AAA leader Naoya Urata was arrested by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police for allegedly assaulting a woman.
The incident occurred on April 19 around 5 am at a convenience store. The victim is described as being a woman in her 20s who did not know Urata.
Urata is said to have been drunk when the incident occurred. He made advances on the woman, and after getting rejected, allegedly slapped her in the face.
The woman is said to have sustained no injuries.
2 member of AAA were scheduled to appear at an event on April 22. Their appearance has been cancelled after reports of the arrest began to surface.