Japanese schoolboy stabbed in chest on way to school in downtown Tokyo

TOKYO, May 10 (wgmd.com) - Japanese police said a schoolboy was stabbed in the chest as he stepped out of his house to go to school Wednesday in a residential area of downtown Tokyo. A suspect was arrested at the scene.

The 13-year-old junior high school student was rushed to a hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening, the Tokyo metropolitan police said.

Police said they arrested a 61-year-old man for allegedly assaulting the student. Police refused to say if the suspect, who they said was unemployed, admitted to the attack or gave a motive.

Police said the boy, whose name is withheld because he is a minor, was stabbed by a kitchen knife. The suspect had blood on his hands and clothes when he was arrested, media reports said.

May 10 (ANNnewsCH) - 東京・大田区の路上で男子中学生が刺され、病院に搬送されました。警視庁が60代の男の身柄を確保したということです。  ...continue reading