KYOTO (TR) – Kyoto Prefectural Police on Friday apprehended a man after he is believed to have stabbed a woman at a supermarket in Kyoto City’s Sakyo Ward, reports Fuji News Network (Nov. 16).
At just past 2:00 p.m., emergency services were alerted to an outlet of Izumiya about “a man with a knife” on the first floor. Emergency personnel arriving at the scene found the woman collapsed near a register with six stab wounds to the back and one to the back of her head.
The woman was transported to a hospital in a conscious state, police said.
After the incident, the man fled the scene. He later barricaded himself inside a nearby residence. Officers apprehended him a short time later.