Japanese man arrested after knife attack

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
December 17, 2010 03:36




TOKYO  — A Japanese man was arrested Friday morning after a knife attack that left over a dozen people injured near a train station in a city northeast of Tokyo.

Four of the victims were stabbed, with the others injured as they fled the scene, Kyodo News agency reported, citing police.

Over 14 people, including a 16-year-old girl, were injured in the attacks, local fire department spokesman Toshio Iyoka said.

The attacker boarded two buses during the attack, Kyodo said. The victims included seven high school students and four middle school students, according to reports.


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