Man stabs woman in Daiso store; says he just 'wanted to kill someone'
Japan Today -- Aug 02
Police have arrested a 30-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed a woman in the neck at a Daiso 100-yen store in Tokyo’s Hachioji district on Wednesday night.

According to police, the suspect, Yuki Ishino, stabbed a 46-year-old woman shopper in the neck on the second floor of the store at around 6:20 p.m. He used an awl which was on a shelf.

Ishino then went downstairs to the checkout and told the woman at the register that he had just killed someone. Three male employees subdued him until police arrived.

Police quoted Ishino as saying that he wanted to kill someone and the woman just happened to be there.

The woman suffered a serious wound to her neck but was in a stable condition on Thursday.

東京・八王子市の100円ショップで商品のキリを使って40代の女性の首を刺して殺害しようとしたとして、30歳の男が現行犯逮捕されました。 石野勇起容疑者は先月31日午後6時20分ごろ、「ダイソー八王子くぬぎだ店」の2階で商品のキリを使って、買い物をしていた女性(46)の首を刺して殺害しようとした疑いが持たれています。女性は食道を損傷しているものの、命に別状はないということです。警視庁によりますと、石野容疑者は犯行後、1階のレジの女性店員に「人を刺した」と話したということです。石野容疑者は「誰かを殺そうと思って相手を探していたところ、女性客がいたので、キリで一突きして殺そうとした」と容疑を認めています。
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