70-year-old man arrested after menacing passenger with knife on bullet train

新幹線で刃物 70歳男を逮捕 一時運行停止…24分の遅れ

Japan Today -- Mar 12
Police in Omiya, Saitama Prefecture, have arrested a 70-year-old man on suspicion of forcible obstruction of business after he menaced another passenger with a knife on a bullet train on Saturday.

The incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. on a train on the Tohoku shinkansen while it was on its way from Tokyo to Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Kyodo News reported.

According to police and JR East, Naomitsu Hirayama, a farmer from Tochigi Prefecture, got into an argument with the passenger sitting beside him. He then took a multipurpose knife with a 5-cm-long blade out of his bag and menaced the passenger with it. ...continue reading

Mar 12 (FNNプライムオンライン) - 新幹線の車内で刃物を手に持っていた70歳の男が、現行犯逮捕された。  ...continue reading

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