CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police have launched an investigation after a man stabbed a woman in Funabashi City on Thursday in an apparent random attack, reports TBS News (Nov. 30).
At around 8:30 a.m., the woman, aged in her 20s, telephoned emergency services, saying that she “had been stabbed by someone I don’t know” on a road in the Asahicho area.
According to police, the woman was transported to a hospital with a wound to her left side that is not considered life-threatening.
After the incident, the male assailant dropped a knife that is believed to have been used in the crime before fleeing the scene, police said.
Believed to be middle-aged, the man was attired in a black jacket and black pants. He was also wearing a black mask. Police are seeking his whereabouts on suspicion of attempted murder.