Man arrested for stabbing two girls in northeastern Japan

逃げ込んだ自宅で男確保 女子中学生2人刺される

NHK -- Jul 07
A man with a knife attacked two junior high school girls on a street in the city of Sendai, northeastern Japan. One of the girls suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say they were notified of the incident at around 8 a.m. Thursday, local time.

They arrested a 43-year-old nearby resident on suspicion of attempted murder.

The suspect had reportedly fled to his home after attacking the girls and was taken into police custody there. He is said to have told investigators he intended to kill the victims.

Police believe the suspect carried out the attack at random. They are trying to determine his motive.

Jul 07 (ANNnewsCH) - 7日朝、仙台市の路上で女子中学生2人が男に背中を包丁で刺されました。警察は43歳の男を殺人未遂容疑で現行犯逮捕しました。  ...continue reading

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