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Miyagi: Woman, 45, stabs boyfriend in back in Sendai bar

MIYAGI (TR) – Miyagi Prefectural Police arrested arrested a 45-year-old woman over the alleged stabbing of her boyfriend inside a bar in Sendai City on Wednesday, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Jan. 8).

At around 6:40 a.m., Yuko Abe, a part-time emloyee, allegedly used a knife to stab her boyfriend, 44, in the back inside Barspoon in Taihaku Ward.

The victim rushed to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, the Sendai-Minami Police Station said.

Abe, who was accused of attempted murder, partially denied the allegations upon her arrest. “I did not intend to kill,” the suspect was quoted.

A woman stabbed her boyfriend inside a bar in Sendai City on Wednesday (Twitter)

There were no other patrons in the bar at the time of the incident. Beforehand, the suspect got into a dispute with the victim. After the stabbing, she tipped off police.

Police are now investigating the circumstances that led to the incident.