Man wounded in stabbing at Asakusa Station -- Jul 17
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 64-year-old man following a stabbing incident that left one man injured in Taito Ward on Sunday, reports Nippon News Network

At about 9:30 p.m., a police box near Tobu Railway Asakusa Station received a report about the incident. Officers arriving at the scene found the man, aged in his 20s, with wounds to his abdomen.

He was sent to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police subsequently arrested a 64-year-old man in possession of a blood-soaked kitchen knife with a 17-centimeter-long blade on suspicion of attempted murder.

The suspect admitted to stabbing the victim. However, during questioning, he spoke in nonsensical terms, police said. "The guy I stabbed, I've seen him around, but I don't know his name or address," the suspect said.

東京・台東区の東武鉄道浅草駅の構内で、20代の男性の腹を包丁で刺したとして、64歳の無職の男が殺人未遂の疑いで現行犯逮捕されました。 16日午後9時半ごろ、東武鉄道の浅草駅で「暴れている人がいる」と近くの交番に届け出がありました。
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