Gunma cops: Hostess stabs boyfriend on balcony

A "snack" hostess stabbed her boyfriend at a residence in Isesaki City
A “snack” hostess stabbed her boyfriend at a residence in Isesaki City
GUNMA (TR) – Gunma Prefectural Police have arrested a 52-year-old bar hostess for allegedly using a kitchen knife to stab her boyfriend in Isesaki City, reports TV Asahi (Feb. 22).

At around 1:00 p.m. on February 22, a female passerby alerted police about “a man being stabbed by woman” on the balcony of a residence.

Officers arriving at the second-floor residence arrested Yumi Sugiyama, a hostess at a “snack” club, on charges of attempted murder. Hitoshi Ijizeki, a 39-year-old pig farmer, sustained injuries to the right side of his lower back in the attack, according to Fuji News Network (Feb. 22).

“I did not intend to kill him,” the suspect is quoted by police in denying the charges.

The suspect and victim are engaged in an extra-marital affair. Police are now investigating whether any trouble existed within their relationship.

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