CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police have launched a manhunt after a stabbing incident in Nagareyama City on Friday left a 58-year-old man injured, reports TBS News (Apr. 21).
At around 6:40 p.m., an unknown perpetrator stabbed Toshiaki Hara in the left side of his back on a road in the Higashi Hatsuishi area.
Hara then alerted emergency services by telephone. He later told police that the perpetrator fled the scene by bicycle after the incident.
Since arriving at a hospital, Hara has lost consciousness, according to police. He is listed in critical condition.
Police are seeking the whereabouts of the perpetrator on suspicion of attempted murder.